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An explanation of how a jet engine works is followed by a demonstration of a jet engine in action. The effect of volcanic dust on a jet engine is then demonstrated using a model and followed with a description of how the problem can overcome in flight in a real emergency.
How a jet engine works and one of the problems that can be encountered in flight. This is clip 39 from the Bang Goes the Theory teachers resource pack. For further information please go to bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/bang/
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