It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by K J Gunderson
Wow, those are all awesome pics. Please forgive my ignorance but is lighting in volcanic eruptions like that normal? I had never seen or heard of anything like that but then I know nothing about volcanoes. What is going on in there?
1) Because their propulsion system is less vunerable to engine damage from volcanic ash as opposed to jet engines where it would go straight in the big turbines at the side.
Originally posted by trusername
2 questions for anybody with answers...
1) Why is it ok for helicopter to fly that close but all flights in Germany are down?
2) Does a volcano create lightening?