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 24 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, University of Maryland, 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 is the author of a patent for an aircraft bird strike warning system.
Dr LeMieux has published a book on his invention and it can be found at http://www.onebirdstrike.com. To follow worldwide birdstrikes see http://www.twitter.com/