Chesley Sullenberger safely ditched his plane in New York's Hudson River after a bird strike
disabled its engines.
In addition to enhancing the margin of safety by increasing aircraft recognition, the Pulselite[R] System has been proven to significantly reduce bird strikes
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and provincial governments should take appropriate steps to prevent bird strikes
incidents.Aviation experts said such frequent cases of bird strikes
are the result of increased population around the airports and growing environment pollution.
He said the system would be able to reduce engine-associated damages from the current 33 per cent to five per cent.While Wajir Airport is also riddled with the challenge of bird strikes
due to the nearby slaughterhouse and poor sanitary conditions, installation of the gadget has not been prioritised due to low traffic and financial constraints.
Andersen said there are plans to acquire bird strike
avoidance radar that can help visualise birds as far as five nautical miles and warn pilots in advance or for the staff to take appropriate control measures.
"PS: we've landed at NAIA and we were informed that there was a "bird strike
." Challenge is how CebuPac will deal with us now," he added.
"A recent study by the Rotorcraft Bird Strike
Working Group has recommended the introduction of bird strike
protection requirements for Normal category rotorcraft to minimise the risk of damage or injury."
aviation officials in this connection and said a bird strike
could have "damaged the sensor data fed to the anti-stall system in the Ethiopian crash."
Precise Flight, Inc.'s Pulselite Bird Strike
Prevention System is the only FAA approved onboard solution proven to reduce bird strikes
for commercial aviation.
A PLANE that circled Teesside all day had to divert and land due to fears over a bird strike
Believe it or not, there is a fascinating world of forensics behind each bird strike
A flydubai aircraft was delayed by nearly seven hours following a bird strike
while landing in Sri Lanka, the airline said on Tuesday.