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Old 20th Feb 2018, 10:16
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Originally Posted by chopjock View Post
Not sure who you are asking the question to...
Would it make any difference if you flew into a bird or a small drone I wonder?
Yes, a bird is composed of 70% water. A drone has hard materials such as lithium batteries, motor, metallic parts, etc. I'd much rather face the bird.

Actually a recent study showed how a drone as light as 300g can cause some pretty bad damage to a jet engine.
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