The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics will host an online presentation by John Fisher of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration entitled Volcanic Ash and Aviation.
Moderated by Gary Moir, the online Zoom lunch meeting will be held Thursday, May 28 at 11 a.m.
Fisher is a veteran FAA aerospace engineer and a senior technical advisor on aircraft icing and volcanic ash and is an expert on their impact on transport aircraft, GA aircraft, rotorcraft and engines.
He has served on the U.S. delegation team on the International Civil Aviation Organization International Volcanic Ash Airworthiness Task Force. Prior to joining the FAA, Fisher worked as an engineer for an engine manufacturer.
A summary of the threat of ash to aviation and recent international developments will be discussed.