FOD / Birdstrike

Film highlights risk of bird strikes

New awareness for the risk of bird strikes in aviation is being raised by the release of motion...

Outside Cologne Bonn, laser-based clearance test system for detecting foreign objects

Cologne Bonn installs FOD detection system

Cologne Bonn airport is using a laser-based clearance test system for the detection of foreign objects such as...

Robot bird / bird drone for testing bird strikes at airports, presented at Farnborough air show

Robot bird showcased at Farnborough

Robird is a mechanical flying bird, or ornithopter, drone designed for bird control. It is flown by a...

Cork Airport Fire Crew certificate presentations

Cork “first” with ICAO wildlife expert

Cork claims to be the first airport in the world to have qualified International Civil Aviation Organisation Wildlife...

bird safety at airports

New tower lighting rules to avoid bird collisions

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says thousands of birds may be saved each year because of changes it...

Seattle-Tacoma’s newly rebuilt centre runway and central terminal at Sea-Tac Airport in 2014

FOD detection system at Seattle-Tacoma Airport

The Port of Seattle has procured an automated Foreign Object Debris (FOD) detection and ground level bird hazard...

FOD Tacoma airport

FOD detection system for Seattle-Tacoma Airport

The Port of Seattle is to provide implementation services for a comprehensive FOD detection system to be installed...

snowy owls pose major risk to US airfields

US airports work to minimise Snowy Owl bird-strike risk

Airports located in the eastern United States are dealing with increasing numbers of Snowy Owls which represent a...

Birdstrikes – Relying on a Second Miracle?

Nick Yearwood, UK Civil Aviation Authority and Chair of the UK Birdstrike Committee examines a vital safety issue...

Birdstrikes

Joint Global Action Plan for the reduction of the birdstrike risk to aviation

The World Birdstrike Association (formerly known as the International Bird Strike Committee) is the worldwide catalyst for improving...