“Now that I am on the subject of instructions, I cannot say that you have done… more harm than good” (I Corinthians 11:17).
As you can imagine, high flying birds pose considerable danger to commercial aircraft when the two meet at hundreds of miles per hour. A solution to the problem came in the form of hi-impact windshield materials designed and tested by American aeronautical engineers. A group of European engineers familiar with the work of their American counterparts consulted them for advice on testing new hi-impact windshield glass for the locomotive industry. They found out that the Americans had used ordinary supermarket chickens fired at high speed to simulate the impact of a bird hitting an aircraft windshield. Armed…
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