Re: Peculiar marking

Date:         31 Mar 2000 22:25:29 
From:         "Kenneth Madden" <>
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> All TWA aircraft I've seen recently have a matt black paint stripe
> about one third span about 3 ft wide running chordwise on the top of
> each wing. Why ? Ice detection ?
> It just seems a little bit retro' sitting on a 767 ?

Yes. This is for clear ice detection.