Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Ashes to... Glass? More, Much More to Come?

BBC News has a couple of excellent clips on its web site that explain why aviation in Europe has been grounded by an ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano and a warning from the president of Iceland that what Europe has seen this week is but a "small rehearsal" for what to expect in the near future

This link lets you see what just a little ash can do to a massive jet engine:


This link takes you to the warning from president Olafur Grimmson:


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