Pilots Flying United: Court Rejects Wind Power Project as Just ‘Plane’ Stupid

  All power generation comes with risk, which get traded off against the enormous societal benefits, when it’s reliable and affordable. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing to trade off […]

Fighting for Air: Communities Rally to Stop Wind Projects Wrecking Local Airports

All power generation comes with risk. However, those risks are traded off against the immeasurable societal benefits provided by reliable and affordable electricity. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing to […]

Pilot’s Nightmare: Wind Turbines Present Clear & Present Danger For Light Aircraft

All power generation comes with risk. However, those risks are traded off against the immeasurable societal benefits provided by reliable and affordable electricity. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing to […]

Wind Industry Claims Another Ag-Pilot: Minnesota Crop-Duster Killed in Action

Is there anything to say in favour of these things? Not only insanely expensive and utterly pointless at every level, they pose a mortal danger to both man and beast. In the 20 years or so since they’ve spun into heavily subsidised ‘action’, the wind industry’s has managed to clock up a fairly sizeable death […]

RAF’s Top Guns Call Wind Farms a ‘Disaster in the Making’ for Flyers

**** There are at least 2 critical dangers for flyers created by these things: 1) air turbulence – generated by a sea of 50-60m blades with their outer tips travelling at around 350-400km/h – interfering with the ability of the pilot to control their kite (see our post here); and 2) slamming into them – […]

Wind Farm MET Masts Become Crop-Dusters’ Mortal Enemies

**** There are at least 2 critical dangers for flyers created by giant fans: 1) air turbulence – generated by a sea of 50-60m blades with their outer tips travelling at around 400km/h – interfering with the ability of the pilot to control their kite (see our post here); and 2) slamming into them – […]