Setra pressure sensor helps aircraft pilots detect engine-damaging volcanic ash

BOXBOROUGH, Mass., 31 Oct. 2005. Like many volcanoes in the remote region of Unimak Island, Alaska, the Shishaldin Volcano poses little threat to human life or property. Ash from potential eruptions, however, poses a threat to aircraft. The volcano sits beneath one of the heavily traveled north Pacific air routes.

BOXBOROUGH, Mass., 31 Oct. 2005. Like many volcanoes in the remote region of Unimak Island, Alaska, the Shishaldin Volcano poses little threat to human life or property. Ash from potential eruptions, however, poses a threat to aircraft. The volcano sits beneath one of the heavily traveled north Pacific air routes.

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