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Bird Strikes

WATCH: Birds Show Drone Who's Boss

Posted 12.27.2013 | Green

Birds of a feather flock together and… attack together? Though several black-feathered birds appeared to be calmly soaring in the sunshine in thi...

Bird Poop May Be Key To Protecting Planes, Passengers

| John Bohannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Birds are no friends of airplanes. They routinely delay flights, and in the worst case, collide with windows and engines and cause crashes. Bird strik...

Songbirds vs. Skyscrapers: What Urban Dwellers Can Do to Help

Andrew Harmon | Posted 12.10.2012 | Green
Andrew Harmon

They lay where they fell, backs or bellies against the concrete, wings perfectly tucked, as though the work of a roving taxidermist.

The FAA's Toothless Response To My Portable Electronic Deviance

Grant Cardone | Posted 07.12.2012 | Travel
Grant Cardone

Let's face it, the FAA is toothless. They claim to have conducted a full investigation but never once did they call or contact me to discuss the incident or fully ascertain the facts.

DIA Reports Highest Number Of Bird Strikes In 2009

KDVR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON - Denver recorded more bird strikes in the first seven months of 2009 than any other airport with 273, an increase over 223 during the same...

Bird Strike Sends Delta Flight Back To Phoenix Airport

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHOENIX — Authorities say a Delta Air Lines flight headed to Utah has safely returned to Phoenix after one or more birds hit the aircraft. Fede...

Shock And Caw: Pesky Starlings Sill Overwhelm

AP | MIKE STARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY — The next time the sky darkens with a flock of noisy unwelcome starlings, blame Shakespeare – or, better yet, a few of his...

Bird Strike Endangers LaGuardia Plane Again

NBC New York | Jennifer Millman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A bird strike has once again endangered a plane flying near LaGuardia Airport -- an incident that recalls the near-miss celebrated as "The Miracle on ...

Save The Geese... New Yorkers Protest City's Killing Plan

NY Times | Rachel Cernansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Just a few blocks north of Union Square, a crowd gathered outside the Port Authority's headquarters on Tuesday afternoon to protest New York City's pl...

Bird Strike Records Proposed Confidential By FAA

AP | MICHAEL J. SNIFFEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing to keep secret from travelers its vast records on where and how often commercial p...

Bird Strike: What May Have Brought Down The US Air Flight? (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MSNBC is reporting that US Air Flight 1549, which has crashed into New York's Hudson River en route from LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte, NC, may have ...