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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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Moerover, for bird-aircraft strike hazard (BASH) management, DeTect's MERLIN Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar system is the upgraded and widely-used technology acquirable.
Panelist John Dalton, who is a Technical Fellow in Airplane Safety Engineering for Boeing gave the airframe OEM history and view of the birdstrike problem.
Y, aun cuando el dramaturgo/director tal vez haya querido ir en contra de las pautas realistas de su propio texto, y convertido en algo abstracto o, como diria el "fractal" y "anticlimatico", lo cierto es que Birdstrike es una obra realista cuya representacion de lo que ocurre --probablemente en la mente de la protagonista Diana--es de topico realista: La cafeteria, el consultorio, los departamentos, el aeropuerto, la calle .
A spokesman for easyJet said: "EasyJet can confirm that flight EZY569 flying from Newcastle to Bristol returned to Newcastle Airport on October 4, 2012, due to a birdstrike shortly after take off.
Previously, bird strikes were considered "an act of God," says Nicholas Carter, a consultant at Birdstrike Control Program, a Texas-based company that creates wildlife and bird hazard control systems.
GREEN-FINGERED airport workers have been banned from growing fruit on company allotments - in case they cause a birdstrike on a plane.
DeTect DeTect said it was awarded a contract to supply a Merlin Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar system to Riga International.
Pilots have been forced to issue Mayday alerts or make emergency landings as their jet engines dangerously lost power after a birdstrike, the Civil Aviation Authority said.
The AAIB said that a birdstrike, the dropping of a camcorder in the helicopter and possible interference with the controls by the front-seat passenger (Mr Duncan) could not be ruled out as contributory factors.
The AAIB said that a birdstrike, the dropping of a camcorder in the cockpit and possible interference with the controls by the frontseat passenger (Mr Duncan) could not be ruled out as contributory factors.
An engine is lifted from the Hudson River, New York, following the incident earlier this month where an Airbus was downed by a birdstrike Picture: CRAIG RUTTLE