F-WWAI From Andorra, joined Dec 1999, 131 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 722 times:
Yes, the rubber tip is there for anti-ice primarily and is very efficient. It is a RR patent, I believe.
Some poeple suggested if might have been introduced at RR because an executive poked the original spinner tip in his ear or eye while walking around an engine on the floor... talks?