Friday, December 10, 2010

Watch where you point that thing!: Increase in cases of lasers pointed at cockpits is a serious safety problem

Increase in cases of lasers pointed at cockpits is a serious safety problem, FAA official says - chicagotribune.com:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration officials are worried about a substantial increase in the number of people pointing lasers at aircraft cockpits, saying the intense light can distract and temporarily blind pilots and has caused some to relinquish control to their co-pilots or abort landings.

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