10 Of The Strangest Things You Didn’t Know About Air Travel

Blunder Trophies

In the 1920s, pilots used to get ‘Blunder Trophies’ if they committed stupid mistakes such as taking off without enough fuel.

Bird Collisions

Rolls Royce constructed a cannon to fire a bird, generally a dead chicken, into the aircraft engines to test how they hold-up against bird collisions.