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Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation ... and now motorcycles

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    I am concerned at this sudden outbreak of anger and dissent in the avian community. Surely they realize violence and self-immolation solves nothing.

    http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/01/18/helicopter.bird.strike/index.html?iref=mpstoryview
     
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    The birds are back and they're intent on retaking the skies.
     
  3. Grimace

    Grimace Guest

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    I knew this day would come.
     
  4. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

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  5. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

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    Remain calm. All is well.
     
  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    Bird strikes are certainly no laughing matter.

    From the Army's safety site. This happened at Rucker in 2004.

     
  7. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    You only cover us when we get sucked into turbines.
     
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    Everybody's heard about the bird.

     
  9. MartinEnigmatica

    MartinEnigmatica Active Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    I don't get these birds! They're breaking the deal.
     
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

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  11. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    Statues everywhere could give a crap about what birds are doing to us.
     
  12. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Re: Terrorist birds continue assault on human aviation

    The birds' assault on both flying humans and the Geneva Conventions continues ...<blockquote>Four people were flying aboard the Shandscair helicopter Thursday night when an airborne duck shattered the windshield and landed in the cockpit.

    Quick thinking and the steady hands of the unflappable pilot, Don Irving, undoubtedly saved the lives of everyone aboard, Shandscair personnel said Friday. . . .

    The Shandscair emergency transport helicopter was a few minutes from the hospital around 8:10 p.m., preparing to land on the rooftop helipad, when it encountered the duck. The helicopter was flying at an altitude of 700 feet and a speed of 160 mph.

    The duck shattered the windshield, then struck Irving, cutting his face and injuring one eye. The pilot was wearing a helmet and glasses, and was seated in the right-hand seat.

    The bird clipped off several switches on the overhead instrument panel before landing on the foot of one of the medical crewmen in the rear of the helicopter.</blockquote>http://www.gainesville.com/article/20090307/ARTICLES/903071014/1002?Title=Pilot-who-landed-after-duck-strike-hailed
     
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