Just days after the emergency landing on the Hudson River in New York of a US Airways jet due to what has been widely thought to be caused by birds clogging the engines, a high school senior in North Carolina presented her science project: “Deflection Over Disaster; Metal Deflection Devices to Prevent Airplane Engine Destruction”.

Her solution to the problem which caused the US Airways aircraft disaster is a cone shaped metal device that can be placed over the front of an airplane engine to deflect aerial obstacles and hazards.

To learn more about this aviation accident prevention technology, please click here.