Mr Spaceman From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 2786 posts, RR: 9 Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3612 times:
>> Bozo, here's a link with a lot of good info about Static Discharge Wicks when they were being discussed in this forum in the past. These posts should answer most or all of your questions about those wicks ...... I hope.
Fr8Mech From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 4715 posts, RR: 12 Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3536 times:
Quoting Rev3oh2 (Reply 4): While we're on the subject of aircraft protrusions, are the little shark-fins seen on some commercial jet engines there for a similar purpose, vortex generation? Or something else?
These are called 'chines' and are found, I believe, exclusively on GE engines. They help smooth the airflow over the leading edge after being disturbed by the engine.
Ooops, I thought "if its NWA, it must have engines that P&W are involved with", hence V2500s. Oh well, look at the 767 I show. I did check on this one. Its an ex-Qantas airplane and their -200s had P&Ws. And... this is a V2500 powered A320 (I checked this time):