Why Volcanic Ash Wreaks Havoc on Airplane Engines

That mettlesome Icelandic volcano (watch it spew) has grounded thousands of planes and passengers worldwide. But why exactly? Here, an aerospace expert explains why volcanoes and airplane engines aren't a good mix. In a quick five minutes, you get it. Better grounded than sorry. Gary and Nats, hang in there in Tokyo...

via Mike via ScienceDump


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