Date: 16 Oct 97 00:44:12 From: AirJet@Alaska.NET Organization: http://www.alaska.net/~airjet References: 1 2
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Syiad T. Al-Duri wrote: > Karl Swartz wrote in sci.aeronautics.airliners: > > To my knowledge, combustion of wood does not produce fine particles of > > rock, at any temperature. The ash that is produced is more likely to > > damage light-colored carpets than the metal used in aircraft engines. > > Couldn't it be, that the oxygen concentration in the air was significantly > reduced due to the extensive wood fires and thus causing a flameout on all > engines? One word------ NO.......!!!!!