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Originally posted by Daedalus3
hehe... those are gas canisters mounted on the aerobatic aircraft for display puposes.. thats why they're colored..They can be switched on and off by controls in the cockpit..
Thats a silly Q stealth.. You should know this!
Originally posted by Stealth Spy
which gas is used ? (my best guess would be vapourised dry ice, i.e solid C02)
Originally posted by colsislander
I worked on Canada's Snowbird Air Demonstration Team and they have 2 fixed (can't be dropped) containers that are filled with diesel oil witch is piped to the back of the hot tailpipe.The smoke is white but blue or red dye can be added for different coloured smoke.
Originally posted by Bombardier
Hey. That's no smoke...
That is the sonic boom as the craft is near the sound barrier. It is vibrating air particles.
Originally posted by Infidellic
I swear that last picture looks photshopped (or equivalent) it cannot be real surely
why do most aircrafts "smoke" while performing high Angle of Attack manuvers ?