Re: Leading Edge fences

Date:         28 Sep 97 00:53:44 
From:         Bob Mann <>
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David Lednicer wrote:
> No, they are fairings for the flap tracks and actuators.  Additionally,
> the 757 has a fairing that covers the landing gear trunnion, as it is
> outside of the wing contour.

The technical explanations are correct.  These fairings are typically
termed "canoes", due to their shape.

- Bob Mann
  R.W. Mann & Company, Inc.
  Airline Industry Analysis and Consulting
  Port Washington, NY  11050  USA
  office 516-944-0900, fax-7280,