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    Senior Member Evan's Avatar
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    Default Bees on a Plane

    Air India flight delayed after being attacked (attached?) by a swarm of honeybees. Emergency services were rolled out to 'disperse' them with water cannons. Just another day in India.

    I just hope they checked the pitots before clearing them to proceed.

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    Retaliation for the senseless murder of several hive members by the aircraft failing to follow fundamental right-of-way rules.
    Les règles de l'aviation de base découragent de longues périodes de dur tirer vers le haut.

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    Actually I'm pretty sure that's not true!

    One of the most basic aviation right-of-way rules is that in a conflict, the more maneuverable craft must give way to the less maneuverable one. IMHO a bee is more maneuverable than an A319, so the bee should have yielded the right-of-way.
    Be alert! America needs more lerts.

    Eric Law

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