Re: about the 777 jet liner.

From:         allard@iconz.co.nz
Organization: Internet Company of New Zealand
Date:         19 Jan 95 22:18:56 
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In <airliners.1995.34@ohare.Chicago.COM>, lgoodin@indirect.com (Richard L. Goodin) writes:
>i noticed two 
>long wires trailing behind the plane. I think these are HF radio 
>antennas, but I am not shure. If they are HF radio antennas, then what 
>frequencys do they operate?

They were probably not HF antennas. These days the HF antennas are in the
structure of the fuselage. On the 747 for instance they are at the wingtips.
A possible explanation is that the trailing wires were in place for some part
of the flight testing program.
Regards 
David Allard