red white and blue smoke

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  1. Lawson Laslo

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    how did they do the RWB smoke effect during the snf 19 airshow
    it was amazing!!!
     
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    Food coloring and e-cigarettes.
     
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    The red is any number of red azo dyes. Blue is usually one of a variety of anthraquinone dyes, white is simply no dye. Essentially organic dyes (10-20%) and smoke oil.
     
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    But are there canisters on the wings or something
     
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    It depends. The ones on the wings are probably sugar/nitrate smoke with the same dyes mentioned above.
     
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    Are you wanting to install a smoke system on the Ercoupe?
     
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    Even us little guys want chemtrails, ya know......
     
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    Run it about 2500 past TBO and you'll probably have a decent smoke trail, if you can make enough power to get off the runway.
     
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    Depends what color of smoke he’s wanting to create...

    Black smoke, that’d be a good way to do it.
     
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    As posted above, combine it with JATO units- first tested on the Ercoupe.
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