Lets see,big plane trying to fuel mid air and sparks ,could anything go wrong?

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  1. Torch

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    Cool! Just as well it stops before refuelling starts...
     
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    Man, that just makes you pucker!
     
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    I'm surprised this has not been posted/discussed before. I remember being quite surprised at how much static charge helo blades would develop even in the humidity. Helo winches with their steel cables were excellent zappers unless allowed to touch ground first. FNGs were always encouraged to grab the cable before it touched. Humor!!
    Every so often you'd see a coronal discharge on dark nights coming from the rotor blades especially the big Chinooks
     
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    I can remember what looked like pixie dust where the blades should be when being extracted via blackhawk during night ops. Just little sparkles of light flashing everywhere. :)
     
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