The world's first man-made ash cloud has been created by a team led by airline easyJet and plane maker Airbus to test how passenger aircraft cope with volcanic blasts such as the 2010 Icelandic ... more 
The world's first man-made ash cloud has been created by a team led by airline easyJet and plane maker Airbus to test how passenger aircraft cope with volcanic blasts such as the 2010 Icelandic eruption. An Airbus A400M test plane on Wednesday dispersed one tonne of ash over the Bay of Biscay, off western France, creating conditions similar to that of the 2010 eruption. less 
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Wed, Nov 13, 2013 11:30 AM EST