Re: Leading Edge fences

Date:         16 Sep 97 02:35:26 
From:         delete_to_here-garyn@pacifier.com (Gary Neff)
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In article <airliners.1997.2068@ohare.Chicago.COM>, baejs3201@aol.com  (BAEJS3201) wrote:
>Hey out there can anyone answer a question for me??? I've noticed that
>aircraft with aft mounted engines(727,DC9/MD80 and maybe Fokkers)have what
>looks like a fence on the leading edges of the wings. Is this to straighten
>the airflow for the engines????

On the Fokker F28, what you're seeing is a stall fence. It's used to control
the spanwise flow of air.

Gary

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