Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety

Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety

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This conference was prompted by the occurrence of 5 encounters between passenger jetliners with drifting clouds of volcanic ash from the 1989-90 eruptions of Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. Examines 5 principal areas, including: how volcanoes produce ash clouds, the damage and impacts resulting from ash-cloud encounters, communications procedures for mitigating the risks from volcanic ash, the meteorology and modeling of ash-cloud movement, and methods for detection and tracking of ash clouds. 60 technical presentations are included.The Boeing 747 operating instructions can be used as a guide to achieve maximum possible standardization. ... Aircraft manufacturers, with assistance from the engine manufacturers, should define maximum engine power levels ( expressedanbsp;...

Title:Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety
Author:Thomas J. Casadevall
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1994


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