> using lasers to redirect lightning strokes to a "safe" destination.
> Just the thing for you experimenters out there!
Several recent aviation magazines refer to recent incidents of crew
incapacitation due to ground-based lasers. One recent incident was
over Las Vegas NV, where the copilot of a commercial flight was
blinded by an advertising laser. The captain managed to land the
Keep this kind of thing in mind; the FAA and the airlines may not
take kindly to high-intensity lasers emanating from your hilltop QTH!
Chris R. Burger
Hilltop QTH owner and licensed Airline Transport Pilot
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