AvroArrow From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 1045 posts, RR: 0 Posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2359 times:
Saw this photo in the new shots and I was wondering where the yellow tire smoke comes from? Is it just some sort of optical illusion or a byproduct of the tire compound? Not all of the smoke is yellow so I don't think I'm seeing things or that it is something from a filter on the camera. Maybe this is common, but I don't recall seeing it before, not that I usually go around studying picture of tire smoke.
IAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4777 posts, RR: 25 Reply 4, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2326 times:
Quoting Jamesbuk (Reply 3): How about maybe there new tires so its burning off the top protection layer?
I must really be bored today.....wouldn't that have required an in air tire change sort of like a NASCAR pitstop at 39,000'! I'd think alot of that "top protection" would go away on take-off!!! Oh this leads my mind to another concept.......Trojans on the runway and it burst
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Meister808 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 973 posts, RR: 1 Reply 6, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2286 times:
Looks like touchdown was right on the numbers, which look fairly freshly painted, so my vote would be that it is the reflective dust that gets dusted over the top layer of the paint while it is still wet.
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