The submitter called this a “Duckaurus” we think that name is a total win! A+ for the repair too, they got it right and the tape matched the car.
The submitter wrote: “I noticed this at around 34000 feet. There was more of it missing when we landed. That’s right folks it’s duct tape on a plane at 30 something thousand feet traveling at almost 500 miles per hour. Spirit should know duct tape is only rated for 100 mph.”
Now I will add that I have learned over time that there is a FAA tape called “Speed Tape” that is used on planes and looks like duct tape. I still wouldn’t want to see that out the window of my plane.
$10.00 says this guy is an engineer… The submitter wrote: “this guy worked for over an hr on this great fix”
The submitter wrote: “A rear view mirror, taped (with TONS of electrical tape) to the now defunct side view mirror. Taken in no other place than a wal-mart parking lot… In Ottawa, Ontario Probably a government worker….”