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User currently offlineHenpol747 From Mexico, joined Jun 2001, 588 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 9 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1708 times:


What are all those red stripes for?


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User currently offlineJe89_w From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 2362 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1670 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

Correct me if I'm wrong but I think it has some relation to this:
http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1474607/


User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21861 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1638 times:

Those are covers for various sensors (pitot tubes, etc.), that are normally put on a plane when it is in storage, to protect them from damage. They are bright red so that mechanics will see them and not forget to take them off before the plane flies. All other planes have them, but I guess they're not used that much at the gates, only in service.

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Mir



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