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How Smoke Systems (& Smoke Oil) Work

How Smoke Systems (& Smoke Oil) Work

It all began in 1957 at the Farnborough airshow. The Black Cats became the talk of the town when they used smoke effects and smoke oil in their aerobatics show. Since then, smoke effects at airshows are the trend, with nearly all aerobatics teams using smoke in their flight exhibitions. But how do these planes make smoke for their shows—and what do you need to do the same for your aircraft?

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Your Smoke System Inspection Checklist

Your Smoke System Inspection Checklist

We recommend doing a thorough inspection of your smoke system every year or every 50 hours of engine run-time to keep it in great shape. While Smoking Airplanes smoke systems are built to last, proactive maintenance will ensure beautiful smoke trails for years and years.
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