bird hazard

bird hazard

A hazard relating to the conduct of flight operations that results from the presence of birds, primarily in the vicinity of an aerodrome.
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BIRD CONTROL: A bird hazard control committee meeting was held at the Shorkot Rafiqui airbase with base commander Air Commodore Shoaib Khan which was also attended by police and administration officials from Toba Tek Singh, Jhang and Khanewal districts.
The food waste from marriage halls, restaurants, clubs, butcheries and housing societies located along flight path and in sterile zone has created an alarming bird hazard forcing ICAO to warn airlines of potential bird hazard on almost all our airfields including Karachi, Multan, Lahore, Peshawar etc.
Almost every airport in Pakistan has been declared red for bird hazard because of the construction of residential societies, marriage halls and commercial centers by powerful groups whose real estate interests seem to override flight safety hazards.
Detailed designing, engineering, procurement and construction of earth work (balancing cut and fill), wall to wall grading, pavements for runway, runway strips, turning pads, taxiways, apron, shoulders, resa, gse area, isolation bay, operational boundary walls, perimeter & other roads, drainage system, related retaining structures (river training works), soil improvement works, fire pit, cooling pit, arp, frangible huts for gp & llz, localizer platform, met platform, security & watch towers & associated approaches and supply, installation, testing and commissioning of airfield ground lighting system, illuminated guidance signages, visual aids for navigation, perimeter road lighting & bird hazard reduction system etc.
Planners at Flintshire council have now said a "bird hazard management plan" needs to be worked on and agreed with Airbus as part of the conditions to approve the development.
SARGODHA -- A bird hazard control committee meeting was held here at the PAF Base Mushaf presided over by Base Commander Air Commodore Amir Masood.
The Port of Seattle said it has launched the runway management solution RunWize(TM), which includes FODetect[R], automated Foreign Object Debris (FOD) detection and BirdWize(TM), ground level bird hazard management, developed by Xsight Systems and integrated by prime contractor Leidos (NYSE: LDOS).
KARACHI -- Bird Hazard Control Committee meeting was held at PAF Base Masroor, Karachi.
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.
"We work around the clock and throughout the year on managing the bird hazard, from getting the right landscaping right down to the length of the grass around the runway."
Issues of concerns addressed during the hearing included the proposed site modification creating a bird hazard to air traffic, the potential threat to public safety due to traffic impacts, and a threat to groundwater and surface water (wetlands, streams and rivers) through the discharge of leachate containing hazardous, toxic or carcinogenic substances.