atct From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2259 posts, RR: 39
Reply 1, posted
Tue Sep 4 2012 16:46:12 UTC (1 year 10 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1236 times:
I personally think its because we have been under pressure to file each and every occurence. Unless there was aircraft damage, in the past we didnt file a report.
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FI642 From Monaco, joined Mar 2005, 1079 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted
Wed Sep 5 2012 15:38:54 UTC (1 year 10 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 1053 times:
One of the local
TV stations in the DC area has been running a story about "the potential for bird strikes." Much ado about nothing...
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frmrCapCadet From United States of America, joined May 2008, 1708 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted
Wed Sep 5 2012 18:48:02 UTC (1 year 10 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 993 times:
Hardly 'much ado about nothing'. Just how much is the question.
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vatveng From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 949 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted
Wed Sep 5 2012 20:52:43 UTC (1 year 10 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 956 times:
The City of Norfolk is planning to remove Bald Eagle nests from the Norfolk Botanical Garden, adjacent to ORF:
Predictably, the political rhetoric is off-the-charts ludicrous. "Relocate bald eagles? Why you hate 'merica??" ad nauseam.
And while the professional environmentalists, the ones with actual degrees in wildlife management, support relocating the eagles, all the 12-year-old "environmentalists" are up in arms and insisting that the airport move
aklrno From United States of America, joined Dec 2010, 914 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted
Wed Sep 5 2012 22:57:00 UTC (1 year 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 911 times:
When I saw the topic, the first thing that I thought of was militant bird unions. They have to be stopped!
ghifty From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 882 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted
Thu Sep 6 2012 00:15:47 UTC (1 year 10 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 868 times:
It's annoying that the article never mentions that most bird-strikes don't force planes down into the Hudson River..
Are there really "more big birds flying"? I thought that, over the past few decades, we've effectively forced a majority of the "big birds" into extinction.
If the media giants catch wind of this bird strike increase, I wonder how long it'll be till someone brings up "The Birds."
Quoting vatveng ( Reply 4): all the 12-year-old "environmentalists" are up in arms and insisting that the airport move
I can see it now, on Twitter: @norfolkairport #savethebirds #savetheworld #swag #yolo [Edited 2012-09-06 00:17:09]
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