Old 3rd Jun 2016, 16:08
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Leightman 957
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Clinton WA
Age: 71
Posts: 74
I'm amazed at the fuel dye proponents, for the reasons given so far. There's no reason to dye all fuel when it is needed only for the downed A/C. Dye also isn't a lot better than an oil slick and no good at night, or for an intentional non-disintegrative ditching, so Porlock's florescence or luminescence is a better choice. Dispersal and disappearance over time and via weather also suggests that one 'dose' isn't enough, and that multiple containers that would degrade in water over a sequence of time would be better yet. But by the time you have such a system with its weight installed, a floating locator with a sea anchor begins to make more sense. Back to step one.

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