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User currently offlineGEG From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 297 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1290 times:

I have been looking at some of the photos and noticed that there looks to be condensation in front of the fans on takeoff. Is this something that develops on all takeoffs or does it just depend on weather conditions? I did a search on this but turned up nothing on the subject. Thank you -Dan


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User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17039 posts, RR: 66
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1265 times:

It depends on weather conditions. The more humidity in the air, the more condensation can form.

Condensation forms with the pressure change as air is sucked in. Lower pressure means that the air can retain less moisture and so it condenses out.



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