The CATP Museum is a non-profit, charitable organization founded
and operated by volunteers. The Museum is dedicated to the
preservation of the history of the British Commonwealth Air
Training Plan and serves as a unique memorial to those airmen who
trained and served, and especially those who died, while serving
their country in the air war of 1939-1945.
Hot high-pressure air extracted from gas turbine engine
compressor or combustor and taken through valves and pipes to
perform useful work such as pressurization, driving machinery or
anti-icing by heating surfaces.
"Whether it's causal or not, I don't think you have
enough information to go there yet."
Source: John Cox, a former pilot and aviation
consultant, on the possible role a stiff crosswind played in the
December 20 takeoff crash of Continental Airlines Flight 1404 at
Denver International Airport.