Posted by: ccclib | April 23, 2010

Could Ash Sensors Aid Flights in Wake of Volcano?

From New Scientist:

Can we fly safely through volcanic ash?

Excerpt: Prata says sensors like those he is developing at the Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU) in Kjeller could keep planes flying by letting them finesse the educated guesses of models to reveal ash-free patches and routes.

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