The Week In Technology, Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2017

Credit: NTSB
Aircraft Lighting Influences Birdstrikes A cannon firing dead chickens is the standard tool for testing to ensure aircraft and their engines can withstand birdstrikes. Chickens are used because they are easy to obtain and standardize, and represent the worst-case scenario as stand-ins for wild birds...

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