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St Elmos Fire Sticking To Aircraft Wing Tips?!  
User currently offlineBHXDTW From Eritrea, joined Feb 2005, 1090 posts, RR: 5
Posted (8 years 2 months 13 hours ago) and read 3064 times:

I just read that The weather phenomenom of St Elmos's fire can hit aircraft and stick to wing/tail tips ?
I know what St Elmos fire is and Ive heard it can hit pointed objects, can anyone shed anylight on this ? Has anyone else heard of it or experienced it ??

Joe

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User currently offlinePilotaydin From Turkey, joined Sep 2004, 2539 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 8 hours ago) and read 2942 times:

all the time when flying in high static environments  Smile it's fun lol


The only time there is too much fuel onboard, is when you're on fire!
User currently offlinePgv From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 6 hours ago) and read 2848 times:

Had some dancing across the front wind-screen one time on a DC-8 and saw an old-timer take a metal pen out of his pocket and write his name with the static tracking to his pen motion.


"To hell with a Ferrari...give me a Super 70!"
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