Date: 28 Sep 97 20:59:09 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Terrell D. Drinkard) References: 1 2 3
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In article <airliners.1997.2248@ohare.Chicago.COM>, rosevax <email@example.com> wrote: >Regarding wing fences: > >Do the rather wide "pontoons" (sorry, don't know the correct name) located >on the lower surface of the wings of A320s & 757s serve the same purpose? No, those are flap track fairings. They keep the airflow nice and clean around all that mechanical stuff that moves the flaps up and down. If they generate a vortex, then we didn't do it right. -- Terry firstname.lastname@example.org "Anyone who thinks they can hold the company responsible for what I say has more lawyers than sense."