rjl2001 Posted March 4, 2010 Report Share Posted March 4, 2010 So I know most fixed wing airplanes have static wicks on them somewhere to help dissipate any electrical charge. Why don't helicopters use them? Or at least I haven't noticed them on Robbies or other small helicopters. It seems like the friction occurring from the rotor blades would amplify the situation. Actually I remember when I used to do hoisting work with the Jayhawk we would always allow the hook to touch the deck before hooking up. I know I've heard plenty of stories of guys getting a good electrical shock from grabbing the hook before it grounded out. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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