TUIfly Boeing 737-800 -
Image ID: 9844
Operator: TUIfly - -
Aircraft: Boeing - 737-800
Airport: Germany - Dusseldorf (DUS / EDDL)
Photo taken on 2008-1-26 by Tony Marlow [Contact]
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(28.1.2008, 23:26 CET)
Appears to be undergoing a wheel change. You can see that it is jacked up as the torch light is shining under the wheel. The engineers right hand is a blur as he tightens the nuts using a torque wrench.
(29 April 2010 - 21:08 CET)
I remember watching 737 wheel changed in the Globespan days. I was quite surprised by the size of the jack and also the minimal effort to jack a 80 tonne aeroplane! We were able to load the aircraft whilst the work was being done.