Drones Could ‘Herd’ Birds To Prevent Strikes

LONDON—A multinational team of scientists has developed an algorithm that could allow unmanned aircraft to “herd” flocks of birds away from airports and lessen the risks of bird strikes. The algorithm—developed by a team from the California Institute of Technology, Imperial College London and the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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