Re: Q: Black Stripe, TWA Aircraft

From:         andydvm97@aol.com (Andy DVM97)
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Date:         22 Jul 96 01:53:12 
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I understand that the stripe is to aid in ice detection.  Fokker 100s have
a similar stripe, albeit only on the leading edge, for this purpose.

Andy