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Boeing Uses 20,000 Lbs. of Potatoes To Check Aircraft Wireless Network Signals

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  • by pongo000 (97357) on Wednesday December 19, 2012 @10:45PM (#42344145)

    ...at least back when Boeing had a presence in Wichita, KS in the 80's. They shot dead chickens out of a specially-built canon to simulate windshield strikes. My understanding is that jet engine manufacturers still use chicken canons to fire birds into running jet engines.

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