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