Re: Mysterious Boeing Panel

Date:         10 Jul 99 02:33:19 
From:         Bogie <>
Organization: MindSpring Enterprises
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In article <airliners.1999.702@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Tim Pearson <> wrote:
> I've noticed that Boeing 707s and 727s have a trapezoid-shaped,
> beige-colored fiberglass or plastic panel on the lower aspect
> of the right side of the forward fuselage, between the flight
> deck and the forward galley service door.

If only it was that simple...its actually a painted area of the bare
metal skin around the lavatory service panel to keep any leaking fluid
from corroding the skin (nasty stuff!).  There is a similar area around
the aft service panel but is usually to low to be seen.