> > One thing we could add, at least for my part of the world, are
> > animated groundhogs all over the airport -- also flocks of birds near
> > the threshold.  I also heard a story recently of cows eating the
> > fabric covering of a tube-and-rag airplane.
> Should we use YASim or JSBSim for the bird FDM?

The AIAircraft FDM will do it.  A non-flapping bird, like an orbiting hawk 
will be easy (it's just like the KC-135).  The flapping kind will take some 
animation work.  As for flocking behavior, that's a whole 'nother thing.

David Culp

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