Why is it Suddenly Safe to Fly Through Volcanic Ash Cloud?
The Icelandic volcano (Eyjafjallajoekull for those that care!) that has caused so much disruption in the UK and European aviation industry is still erupting. So the question on many fearful flyer’s lips is; why is it now ok to fly through the ash cloud? Ok, a little background information to start. This country has never […]
Why Volcanic Ash is Dangerous to Aircraft Engines (Video)
This is a 5 minute video featuring a jet engine expert explaining why the volcanic ash that’s currently occupying UK airspace – and effectively closing it – is so dangerous to fly through;
Volcanic Ash Cloud in UK Airspace: Why Are Flights Being Cancelled?
It appears many people are arriving at this page after searching for news on the current volcanic ash cloud. Therefore, I have set up a mini-site giving all the latest news on the Grimsvotn eruption and you can find it by going to Volcanic Ash Cloud 2011 or typing http://www.flyingfear.net/volcano into your Internet browser. Why […]