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The challenge of transport by plane against volcanic ash begins from "Avoid"
Milan, Italy - A technology tested pending on the next eruption from"Katla" volcano
Volcanic ash and aviation • Volcanic ash is problematic for aircraft because when particles of ash enter an aircraft engine they can melt and solidify as glassy deposits that can prevent the engine from operating. There have been cases when volcanic ash has stopped all four engines from operating. • Prior to 2010 there was a blanket ban on aircraft flying in volcanic ash. Following the "Eyjafjallajökull" volc...
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