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What Are Those Rods On The Aircraft Wing?

What Are Those Rods On The Aircraft Wing?

Have you ever wondered what those rods protruding from the trailing edge of an aircraft wing are? Some may believe they are aerials or sensors, but it is much simpler than that. These are known as static wicks, and they are critical for safe flight. Here’s what you should know! What is the Static Wicks? […]

10 Aviation facts that most people don’t know (Part 1)

As an avgeek, have you ever been annoyed when one of your friends tries to show off their aviation knowledge but simply gets it wrong, I know I definitely have. Here are 10 facts about aviation that a lot of people won’t know, and some of them you can even show off when you are […]

What happens when lightning strikes an airplane?

Lightning is an extremely dangerous phenomenon that takes place on earth. About 100 lightning bolts strike the Earth’s surface every second which is about 8 million per day and 3 billion each year. These numbers may sound frightening for things on the ground, but are these numbers as dangerous for things in the air? Let’s […]