Re: Leading Edge fences

Date:         28 Sep 97 20:59:09 
From: (Terrell D. Drinkard)
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In article <airliners.1997.2248@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
rosevax <> 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.

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