Had quite a few non-contact attacks by golden eagles and wedgies.
Most attacks are apparently near to nesting areas.
When I flew paragliders I once had a visit from a hawk. Appeared to
just be asking: "Aren't you supposed to be walking on the ground?"
------ Original Message ------
From: "Noel Roediger" <roedi...@internode.on.net>
To: "'Discussion of issues relating to Soaring in Australia.'"
Sent: 10/13/2016 6:01:56 AM
Subject: Re: [Aus-soaring] Eagle attacks
It is an established fact raptors attack sailplanes flown by pilots
they see as air pollution.
It’s the pilot they attack – not the sailplane.
From: Aus-soaring [mailto:aus-soaring-boun...@lists.base64.com.au] On
Behalf Of Angus Stewart
Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:22 AM
Subject: [Aus-soaring] Eagle attacks
Just saw this article from WA -
Pilot very lucky to get out of that with only minor injuries and a
Anyone else got some interesting eagle attack stories?
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