19 April 2010

VOlcanic Ash Gives Jet Engine a Turbocharge : Discovery News

VOlcanic Ash Gives Jet Engine a Turbocharge : Discovery News: "time for gruesome, sobering pictures of an engine shredded by volcanic ash is at hand. In 2000, a DC-8 owned by NASA took off from Edwards Air Force Base in California on a flight to Sweden. Unbeknown to pilot and crew, they flew straight through a cloud of ash drifting north of Iceland"

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