Bird strike expert calls for slower takeoffs, more radars

05/8/2009 | AviationWeek.com

A top bird-strike expert at the Agriculture Department says the growing population of large birds near U.S. airports increases the need for new technologies and tougher airworthiness standards. Richard Dolbeer says more bird-detecting radars would help to reduce collisions, and lower airspeeds under 10,000 feet would reduce the severity of the consequences of such collisions.

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