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Old 7th Feb 2019, 08:34
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Originally Posted by Flyingmole View Post
Any aviation chaps out there have any ideas on what could cause enough smoke to convince the pilot to go 7700 and yet not leave any trace of ignition or combustion after landing? One presumes that an experienced pilot can distinguish between particulate smoke and vapour condensation.
Contamination in the AC system, various fans that fails, pack issues, deicing fluid in the system and what else?
Smoke does not equal fire, but how do you know?
Water vapor disappears 20 cm after it comes out of the vents and doesn’t smell.
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