Qb001
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What Is That Little Black "thing"?

Wed Jul 07, 2004 12:37 am

Is it some sort of static discharger? The plane is an A332.


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RE: What Is That Little Black "thing"?

Wed Jul 07, 2004 12:51 am

fuel dump


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RE: What Is That Little Black "thing"?

Wed Jul 07, 2004 12:51 am

Fuel dump nozzle


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RE: What Is That Little Black "thing"?

Wed Jul 07, 2004 1:18 am

I guess that pretty much closes the case then. Thanks.
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RE: What Is That Little Black "thing"?

Wed Jul 07, 2004 2:34 am

Qb001,
The Little Black 'thing' above the fuel dump tube is indeed a static discharge wick. All the best.

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RE: What Is That Little Black "thing"?

Wed Jul 07, 2004 6:54 am

In the case of the A330/340 family, the fuel flow out of their fuel dump nozzle is around 1150 kg per minute - pretty impressive!  Big thumbs up

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