Telltale feathers and organic smear on the blades show the spot where a 2-pound bird and the rotor collided. The Solid-D extruded blade spar of Bensen's "Bird-proof" rotor acted "as a dull knife", remained undamaged after cutting the bird in two.

Bensen Aircraft Corp photo

Bensen Aircraft Corp - blade undamaged after large bird strike

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Telltale feathers and organic smear on the blades show the spot where a 2-pound bird and the rotor collided. The Solid-D extruded blade spar of Bensen's "Bird-proof" rotor acted "as a dull knife", remained undamaged after cutting the bird in two.

Bensen Aircraft Corp photo

 

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