Thursday, February 10, 2011

Cant Solve the Birdstrike Problem with Studies

The FAA is spending over $200 million to study the birdstrike problem at 2000 general aviation airports. A sample study and its cost are here:,0,5292333.story

I propose we solve the problem not simply study it. Detect the birds and relay their position to the cockpit with a new invention

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Border Collies Protect Hurlburt Field

Clearing wildlife from airport runways and surrounding areas from dawn till dusk doesn’t sound like the dream job for someone in their upper 40s — except for Jet.