Factoids

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Collision course

More bird strike news from NBC, this time from MacDill AFB in Florida. Shows what a vulture can do to the nose of a small jet.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Birds on the wing

This post is dedicated to those who think that birds on the wing are not a threat to airplanes and public safety. Five years ago, Canada geese disabled both engines of a passenger jet that eventually landed in the Hudson river. This five-year anniversary report is from NBC Nightly news today. Unfortunately, you’ll have to bear with the promo at the beginning . . .

Monday, January 6, 2014

A blank canvas

The stories of 2014 regarding the proposed Central Texas Airport have yet to be written. Currently all is quiet . . . not a peep out of the developer or anyone on his ‘team’. While we’re waiting for the (hopefully) final act, why not revisit the events of the last four years! Here are links to the Factoids year by year:

Something to do on a cold winter’s night!

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