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Re: REFLECTOR: Re: Lightning strike



Simon,


> The copper strip antennas in the wings and winglets have pretty sharp corners
> and even if they are not grounded, an induced charge will develop and that
> could be enough to create a "leader". 


Of course!

The antenna with its sharp corners is what makes the winglet especially
attractive. Even though the antenna and associated wiring are not grounded,
they provide an EASIER PATH to ground than through the air. 


Regards,
Dave