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Weight of a Smoke System ?

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Radial Skybolt Builder: 220.45% completed
Aug 21, 2006
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South Jersey
We're always talking about keeping down the weight of your plane. And I'm trying damn hard to keep it to a minimum.

Just doing a quick look at the weight of a smoke system... I see that one weighs, more or less,between 39 and 44 pounds (with a full tank 3.5 gallon tank.) This is just by looking up a system on the ACS site.

For the pilots out there with smoke systems, or had smoke systems...
How often do/did you use it?

For me,44 pounds is a lot of weight for something that isn't used that often.

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