Saleem
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Smokey Tires On Runway

Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:55 pm

Tried to search in database, couldn't find - however I am sure that must have been discussed.

Surprised to view the photo - couldn't understand as what is happening there and how such smoke is coming from the landing gears in such situation - no explanation given by the photographer

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larshjort
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RE: Smokey Tires On Runway

Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:06 pm

It isn't coming from the nosewheel it is from the exhaust. So either he has a problem or he is making smoke by spraying diesel into the hot exhaust.

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RE: Smokey Tires On Runway

Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:12 pm

The plane behind it is doing the same thing- must be some sort of an air show performance.
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Saleem
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RE: Smokey Tires On Runway

Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:15 pm

Thanks, that's right - I couldn't think of exhaust or airshow performance

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