Re: Exhaust fumes in aircraft cabin?

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Date:         02 Jun 94 00:36:16 
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In article <airliners.1994.1253@ohare.Chicago.COM>, pete@Rational.COM
(Pete Coe) writes:

>Was this a malfunction, or do CFM-56's have a
>habit of doing this kind of thing?

It's not that uncommon in any high-bypass engine. It's not really
smoke but unburned fuel. Sometimes you even get these really cool
three-foot long flames! Very impressive at night.

This fog is really apparent in cold weather. The older RB-211s are
especially good at 'killing mosquitos' as it tries to start on a cold

As an aside, the RB-211 is a very slow starting engine.