Falcon 20E sports ‘ash hunter’ trim

Fresh from its deployment to investigate Eyjafjallajökull’s atmospheric impact, a Dassault Falcon 20E “ash hunter” aircraft belonging to German aerospace centre DLR is on display at the show – with “100 years of the ILA” emblazoned on its nose.

Amid aviation’s volcanic crisis the aircraft was deployed to measure ash concentrations at altitudes of between 6,550ft (2,000m) and 39,350ft. Continue reading…



Falcon 20E Ash hunter.jpg(Photo: Billypix)

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