|Quoting musang (Reply 5):|
To take it a step further, fuel periodically gets into contact with wing exterior surfaces anyway (leaking access panel, over-wing fuelling etc.). So why is fuel on the trailing edge such a no-no?
|Quoting Max Q (Reply 9):|
Not to mention while dumping fuel that stream is under pretty high pressure, between what 2-4000 ppm on the B747 ?
Not going to do the wing much good if it is impacted by that
|Quoting Max Q (Reply 11):|
Has to be higher than that to achieve that dump rate, it's not a fire hose
but its a powerful stream, not going to do any good if it hits anything.
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