Aviation Photo #0718746 Boeing 747-206BM(SUD) - KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines

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View of the dismantled gear/belly section. There is a huge tube in there, anybody know what it's for?
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    Tim de Groot - AirTeamImages
    KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
    Boeing 747-206BM(SUD)
    Boeing 747-200 (C-25/E-4)
    Boeing 747-200 (C-25/E-4)
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    PH-BUK
    Amsterdam - Schiphol
    Netherlands
    October 2, 2004
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Anonymous
12 years ago
The saga of PH-BUK is interesting. Now I know more about how to dismantle a jumbo jet. But the big tube is a (little?) mystery:)
Anonymous
12 years ago
Nice shot Tim. The air-conditioning packs are under the center fuel tank in the 747s. Obviously the air-con packs are removed, but the multiplex distrubution tube is probably the tube in question. They feed up and above the cabin, along the fuse wall where there are blanks (no windows).
Anonymous
12 years ago
Nice shot Tim.Big tube (silver) should be the air conditioning intake for the heat exchanger. Small black tube is the a/c distribution multiplex which I just posted.

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