"The pilot who flew that plane" on Garbage near Airports

"One of the things we've learned is that one of the few ways to mitigate the bird problem is to not put anything near an airport runway that's likely to attract birds"

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger discussing the plan to build a garbage transfer station less than a half-mile from LaGuardia Airport.

For the full story and video go over to the un-embeddable

Aircraft Tie Down Information

Thanks to a recent addition to the SKYbrary website, this old article from the NZ CAA came to my attention. Both the Skybrary information and CAA article are good resources for a diminishing (but not gone) facility found on Australian aerodromes.


SKYbrary Homepage -

Aircraft Tie Down (SKYbrary) -

Tiedown Techniques -

New Zealand's CAA Homepage -