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DLR receives a contract for vulcanic ash flights with Falcon from the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center
The recent eruption of the Icelandic volcano Grimsvötn has again elucidated that airborne measurements of the volcanic ash concentration are important for the validation of forecasts of ash transport into the European airspace. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) of the UK Met Office has charged DLR with respective measurements using the Falcon aircraft in case of any further eruption of Grimsvötn.
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