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      02-06-2009, 05:36 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by BlackjackMulligan View Post
Why don't jet engines have grills? The whole Hudson thing could've been avoided, no?
Jet engines are designed to eat birds. They even shoot chickens into running engines as part of the qualification tests. You can watch it here:
and read about it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_Chicken_Gun.
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