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St Elmos Fire Sticking To Aircraft Wing Tips?!  
User currently offlineBHXDTW From Eritrea, joined Feb 2005, 1104 posts, RR: 5
Posted (9 years 12 months 6 hours ago) and read 3996 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 ??


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User currently offlinePilotaydin From Turkey, joined Sep 2004, 2561 posts, RR: 48
Reply 1, posted (9 years 12 months 1 hour ago) and read 3874 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 (9 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3780 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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