Aviation Photo #1175298 Boeing 737-330 - Lufthansa

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Maybe fuel overload, dumping or what?
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    Malcolm J.Bezzina
    Lufthansa
    Boeing 737-330
    Boeing 737-300
    Boeing 737-300
    Boeing
    23871
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    D-ABXM
    Luqa - Malta International
    Malta
    December 29, 2006
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Anonymous
10 years ago
Cool shot, Malcolm! Best regards, Walter
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great Capture :D
It is an Overpressure in the Outer Tank Cell and the Fuel flows out of the Vent-Tank which is to atmosphere the Fueltanks
greetz from HAM
Anonymous
9 years ago
I don't think 737 has the ability to dump fuel. Only widebodies can.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Great capture! According to wikipedia 737s are not equipped with fuel dump systems: "The original aircraft were too small to require them, and adding a fuel dump system to the later, larger variants would have incurred a large weight penalty. Boeing instead demonstrated an "equivalent level of safety". Depending upon the nature of the emergency, 737s either circle to burn off fuel or land overweight."

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