Sometimes it DOES take a
Rocket Scientist!! (true story)
Scientists at Roll Royce
built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at
the windshields of airliners and military jets, all travelling at maximum
velocity. The idea was to simulate the frequent incidents of collisions with
airborne fowl to test the strength of the windshields.
American engineers heard about the gun and were eager to test it on the windshields of their new high speed trains. Arrangements were made, and a gun was sent to the American engineers.
When the gun was fired, the engineers watched in shock as the chicken hurled out of the barrel, crashed into the shatterproof shield, smashed it to smithereens, blasted through the control console, snapped the engineer's back-rest in two and embedded itself in the back wall of the cabin.
The horrified engineers sent
Rolls Royce the film of the disastrous results of the experiment, along with the
designs of the windshield and begged the British scientists for suggestions.
You're going to love this......
Rolls Royce responded with a
"Defrost the chicken."
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