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The only thing I did was to run a ground wire to the filler neck on each
tank to avoid any static build up during fueling.

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	William Wade [SMTP:billwade@concentric.net]
	Sent:	Wednesday, November 04, 1998 11:57 AM
	To:	Reflector; HadleyAir@aol.com
	Subject:	Re: REFLECTOR: Fuel Tanks

	Martin- are you saying that grounding is unnecessary, or is it only
	for spam cans and rag wings?
	  I heard the Swings burned a Velocity.  I believe they were
removing fuel
	from one under construction. I have heard that other composite
planes have
	caught on fire due to static, but no specifics. As usual I have
erred on the
	side of caution.  -Bill

	prototype 'Super' Chipmunk N18EF
	Velocity Classic RG N6098S in the works
	-----Original Message-----
	From: HadleyAir@aol.com <HadleyAir@aol.com>
	To: Reflector@awpi.com <Reflector@awpi.com>
	Date: Wednesday, November 04, 1998 8:21 AM
	Subject: REFLECTOR: Fuel Tanks

	>I must not be using the right keywords in my database searches, so
	>somebody out there tell me how many composite airplanes of any make
	>caught fire during refueling due to static spark ignition?
	>Safe and Speedy Construction