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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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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 mystery.
A flydubai aircraft was delayed by nearly seven hours following a bird strike while landing in Sri Lanka, the airline said on Tuesday.