posted on Nov, 14 2006 @ 03:45 AM
i have just downloaded a collection of rocket / missile images . and the spin stabiliser thrusters [ i assume thats what they are ] on the lance
missile smoke like a diesel tractor .
why is that ?
the main rocket motor appears to be quite clean burning .
and spin stabilisers on rockets like the " honest john " burn far cleaner - with only a pup of particulates on ignition .
so why do the lance thrusters emmit so much smoke for soo long ?
here is a picture of lance with " dirty thrusters "
and honest john [ clean thrusters ]