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User currently offlineRendezvous From New Zealand, joined May 2001, 534 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1527 times:

In my photo below, the sticker on the front of the VirginBlue plane is coming off, in fact it was half removed. This plane had been in service for about a month when I took the photo, I just wondered what would make it come off?

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User currently offlineSaintsman From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 2065 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1478 times:

One reason for the sticker comming off could be bubbles of air trapped underneath when it was applied. As the aircraft accends and the pressure decreases, the bubble of air expands forcing the sticker to come away from the aircraft. If the bubble is towards the nose of the aircraft, the airflow works on the raised part of the sticker and starts to peel it back.

User currently offlineAvioniker From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 1109 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1445 times:

Not putting edge sealing compound on the edges of the decal will do it too.

One may educate the ignorance from the unknowing but stupid is forever. Boswell; ca: 1533
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