Bird Strikes – Just How Deadly Are They?

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Bird strikes are a hot topic after the release of the movie “Sully”. With the hype that comes with a Hollywood movie it is timely to understand the bird strike phenomenon and consider just how deadly they are.  Bird Strikes in the USA 1990-2014 The FAA report Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States, 1990-2014 is the source … Read more

F135 Engine – 10 Current Facts You Need To Know


The F135 Engine is designed to power the F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighter. As a single engine fighter, Pratt & Whitney, the manufacturer of the engine, has the significant engineering challenge of producing a reliable, low-cost engine. The purpose of this post is to step back from all the information flooding my social media feeds and … Read more

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