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A paint crew sprays a Citation X at West Star Aviation Inc. where a power outage on Horizon Drive ruined a paint job costing the company around $35,000. During the spray process fans on the roof pull air out of the giant paint booth. When the power went off, the fans abruptly stopped causing dust onto the wet paint on the plane as well as blacking out the room.



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A paint crew sprays a Citation X at West Star Aviation Inc. where a power outage on Horizon Drive ruined a paint job costing the company around $35,000. During the spray process fans on the roof pull air out of the giant paint booth. When the power went off, the fans abruptly stopped causing dust onto the wet paint on the plane as well as blacking out the room.

The eight men dressed head to toe in protective suits and armed with paint guns were in the middle of spraying a white base coat on the Gulfstream jet when the power went out. It was…




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