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bird strike

An incident deemed to have occurred whenever a pilot reports a bird strike; aircraft maintenance personnel identify damage to an aircraft as having been caused by a bird strike; personnel on the ground report seeing an aircraft strike one or more birds; or bird remains, whether in whole or in part, are found on an airside pavement area or within 200 ft of a runway, unless another reason for the bird's death is identified.
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I wanted to maintain a dead-engine glide profile in case the birdstrike had damaged the propeller and a possible engine failure followed.
His new video Harry Hill Birdstrike goes on sale November 20.
There were numerous potential causes, including something as simple as a birdstrike on the engines, he said.
DeTect has over 40 of its MERLIN Avian Radar Systems in operation worldwide which includes systems used for operational birdstrike risk detection, tracking and alerting at commercial airports, military airfields and space launch facilities, with real-time bird activity displays used by airfield managers, bird control staff and air traffic controllers.
FAA Needs to Deploy the Technology Today - Bird Radars to be Focus of NTSB Hearing on Hudson Birdstrike Crash.
The two crew members were checked out by medics following the incident, which happened when their aircraft was diverted to the airport after sufering a birdstrike while in the air.
The Civil Aviation Authority has even introduced a special "online birdstrike reporting system" to allow airlines to report all incidents to their website.
The company's MERLIN Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar system technology was designed specifically to provide real-time alerts to airport managers and air traffic controllers to prevent aircraft crashes such as the US Airways incident that occurred today at New York's La Guardia airport," according to Ron Merritt, DeTect's President.
2009 MERLIN(TM) Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radars provide all weather bird detection, upgraded bird strike risk alerts and ultra-high resolution displays.
THE engines on the British Airways' Boeing 777 that crash-landed at Heathrow airport last month showed "no evidence" of a mechanical defect or of a take-in of ice or a birdstrike, an accident investigation report said yesterday.
As we debriefed this good-deal flight, I thought about what we could have changed to prevent the birdstrike.
The broadcast of distress calls, as part of an integrated bird management scheme, has proved effective for birdstrike avoidance, an essential part of flight safety.