That was a great movie, though I’ve heard they villainized the investigative board, but then, they did have a gripping movie to make, and it was.
I just watched the movie Sully. If you haven’t seen it, see it. What I’d like to know is, the problem of bird strikes just seems like such a solvable problem. Can’t a high strength conical screen of some sort be placed over the front of the engines to deflect birds? Any engineers or pilots here?
Too big and clunky.
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But there are alternative deterrents being used.
10 ways to prevent plane bird strikes
By Tom Geoghegan
BBC News, Washington
6 November 2013