I have been in a room when one of those smoke generators went off. It really is most disorientatiing. You can breathe, but cannot see anything at all. I imagine trying to find your way round an unfamiliar buiding would be very difficult.
cjrpaterson wrote:You can get smoke systems for warehouses, seems like they would work just as well in a hangar.
A business close to me got broke into last night, which is protected with that or a similar system (single storey). Apparently there were palm prints on the windows from the scrotes seeking a way out (but probably gloved).