The book describes how agencies throughout the nation and all over the globe are collaborating to diminish the chances of these accidents occurring. Expert airline pilot commentary is provided to allow the reader to understand the complete NTSB transcript of Flight 1549. Dr. LeMieux shares his own personal experience with a bird strike in a supersonic military jet and delineates survival procedures for airline passengers in the event of a water landing. Information and insights from various fields and agencies are gathered together to provide readers with a more comprehensive understanding of the challenges that must be overcome in order to make this bird strike problem a thing of the past. “One Bird Strike and You’re Out!” can be purchased online at Amazon.com.
Doctor Jerry LeMieux has over 35 years and 10,000 hours of aviation experience. He has flown military fighter aircraft and is a major airline pilot. He was responsible for solving national aviation issues as an Executive Safety Chairman for the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA). He holds the BS, MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering and has over 22 years of experience with design, development, integration and test of airborne and ground-based radar systems. Dr. LeMieux has been on the staff and faculty at MIT, Boston University, Daniel Webster College, and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University where he has taught courses in electrical and aeronautical engineering and advanced mathematics. While piloting a fighter aircraft, he has personally experienced an aircraft bird strike that resulted in the loss of a jet engine. He has filed three patents for an aircraft bird strike warning system.
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