in filling the gasoline tank of an aeroplane the metal nozzle of the hose from the gasoline truck is always carefully connected to the metal of the aeroplane by a wire,before the nozzle is inserted in the tank.explain,why.

Asked by prabal singh | 18th Apr, 2013, 01:29: PM

Expert Answer:

It is because in case of an electric discharge, the fuel might catch fire, so the hose is carefully grounded before connecting.

Answered by  | 18th Apr, 2013, 09:40: PM

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