Texan Senate to Curb Wind Farms Threatening America’s Naval Aviators

Back in October last year, we looked at a report on how the RAF’s best of the best have been involved in dozens of near misses with these things in the UK, unnecessarily risking their lives every time they hit the skies: RAF’s Top Guns Call Wind Farms a ‘Disaster in the Making’ for Flyers […]

Deadly Aircraft/Turbine Disaster at Highland Wind Farms ‘Just a matter of time’

**** A couple of weeks back, we looked at a report on how the RAF’s best of the best have been involved in dozens of near misses with these things in the UK, unnecessarily risking their lives every time they hit the skies: RAF’s Top Guns Call Wind Farms a ‘Disaster in the Making’ for […]

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 – […]

MET Mast Mayhem: Scots Use Guerrilla Tactics to Stop These Things

**** The MET masts used by hopeful wind power outfits to gauge wind speeds are the vanguard for every wind farm disaster: no MET mast data, no wind farm. As soon as they go up, the locals circle their wagons, marshal their forces and declare war on the proponent. No surprises there. With the wind […]

4 killed as Plane slams into Wind Turbines in South Dakota

**** 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 400km/h – interfering with the ability of the pilot to control their kite (see our post here); and 2) slamming into them – […]