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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:35 pm
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a pilots blog that I enjoy reading - just to share..


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:04 am
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- Flightlevel390
Climbing out of KSMF is a prime time to hit geese and I have forgotten to turn the radar ON. It is mostly an old wives tale about radar scaring geese away from the flight path, but the old timers used it when I was a co-pilot. Their theory was that microwave emissions somehow affected the little bird brains and would make them scatter ahead of the aircraft.

I have hit geese twice, both times descending into KSMF, and both times with the radar OFF. There might be some validity to it... Anyway, radar ON.


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Thought it jest made 'em sterile....!

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Interesting blog.


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blogs updated, worth a read

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new post up... about wind shear and cool...



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It's nice to see Flight Officer Ellen Ripley over on the right-hand margin of aviation notables. Laughing

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