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FAA Launches Website In Ongoing Fight To End Laser Strikes On Aircraft

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In the past 11 months, Randy Babbitt, Administrator for the FAA and Ray LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation have worked to raise public awareness about the dangers of shining a laser at an airplane or helicopter. (avstop.com) More...

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preacher1
preacher1 0
It would have been nice for them to have put a URL in that article somwhere rather than making someone hunt for it.
DavidChouinard
Clickable URL: http://www.faa.gov/aircraft/safety/report/laserinfo/
ap23ap
A M 0
Its in the story second paragraph
preacher1
preacher1 0
Thank; I was looking for a link or URL. I just missed it. WB
donhun1313
donhun1313 0
Wonder how many of these are unintentional hits on aircraft caused by amateur astronomers using green laaser pointers to high light a particular star or constellation in the night sky.

These green lasers are really popular with amateur astronomers because it makes it easy for one individual to point out a particular star to a group. I have seen these used a lot for star parties and introductory astronomy classes for boy scout troups.
preacher1
preacher1 0
That wasn't no star party here while back when that kid targeted a police chopper and got surrounded by a whole bunch of boots on the ground.LOL

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