EVEN MINOR VOLCANIC ASH ENCOUNTERS CAN CAUSE MAJOR DAMAGE TO AIRCRAFT.

SUBTITLE: A RESEARCH AIRCRAFT'S CHANCE ENCOUNTER WITH THE DIFFUSE FRINGES OF AN ASH CLOUD HAS REVEALED THAT SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE CAN OCCUR TO ENGINES WITHOUT THE CREW'S AWARENESS. THE INCIDENT POINTS TO A NEED FOR IMPROVED CLOUD MODELLING AND DEVELOPMENT OF A COST-EFFECTIVE SENSOR FOR DETECTING AIRBORNE PARTICULATES.

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  • Accession Number: 00953421
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Jan 7 2004 12:00AM