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Airports Testing Radar That Could Spot Birds

Science & Tech  (tags: research, NewTechnology, airport, science, technology, flocks, birds, collisions )

- 3370 days ago -
NEW YORK - A handful of U.S. airports will soon begin testing experimental radar systems designed to track flocks of birds.

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Lynne L (71)
Monday January 26, 2009, 4:56 pm
why do they always wait for a tragedy to test new systems???

Kit B (276)
Monday January 26, 2009, 9:40 pm
This is a problem that has cause problems before, and probably will again.

Thanks Lynne.

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Tuesday January 27, 2009, 2:09 am
This is again some trail and error experiment.

Monica A (0)
Tuesday January 27, 2009, 8:22 pm
OK, track flocks of birds and then what? Divert the airplane or the flock?
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