# What are static discharges for on an airliner? [duplicate]

I have never noticed these on any boeing planes before, so why are these on airbus a320 series and not on the boeing 737 and also what are they for?

## marked as duplicate by aeroalias, fooot♦, Pondlife, voretaq7Sep 16 '15 at 1:54

It is difficult to tell by the picture, but they look like static wicks. See this question.