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What Is This Around The Aircraft?  
User currently offlineLoveASE From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 15 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3223 times:

Curious if anyone know what this is around the airplane. Great photo by the way


http://www.airliners.net/open.file?id=1174834&size=L

[Edited 2007-02-15 02:45:56]


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User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 16908 posts, RR: 67
Reply 1, posted (7 years 2 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3205 times:

Magnetic Anomaly Detector is my guess. To find subs and stuff. Otherwise some sort of survey.

BTW you should link the photos thus:

View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Michael Bolden



Use < photoid:1174834 > without spaces. Or even < twoid:1174834,154682 >



"There are no stupid questions, but there are a lot of inquisitive idiots."
User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 3151 times:

Quoting Starlionblue (Reply 1):
Otherwise some sort of survey.

Here's the description: "Stopped at MSP to clear customs then on to the Grand Canyon to look for water"

It's a bloody divining rod with wings! Well, now I've seen everything.  crazy 

Mark


User currently offlineAirfoilsguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3048 times:

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 3):
It's a bloody divining rod with wings

Why are we looking for water in the Grand Cannon? I can tell you were there is water in the Grand Cannon with out spending a penny. Its in the Colorado river!

Anyone know how this contraption works? I bet it is hell to fly into icing conditions


User currently offlineVzlet From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 829 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 2 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3004 times:

Quoting Airfoilsguy (Reply 4):
Anyone know how this contraption works?

From the company's website:




"That's so stupid! If they're so secret, why are they out where everyone can see them?" - my kid
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