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blast fence

A barrier used to divert or dissipate a jet or propeller blast. It is made up by joining a number of blast deflectors or having a continuous wall behind aircraft that are being run up. See blast deflector.
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Another specialist in this field, APS (Airport Protection Systems) Germany GmbH of Puchheim, near Munich, (formerly R&M Protection Services prior to BDI's asset acquisition) has a long background of designing and manufacturing blast fences, run-up pens and the like.
"When the tail of the aircraft contacted the blast fence, the tug stopped and then reversed a short distance before becoming stationary."
Three blast fences were recently installed at Hawarden Airport to accommodate the new aircraft, one at each end of the runway and one adjacent to the existing Beluga apron.
Work over the summer included runway resurfacing, new turn pads and the erecting of three blast fences that redirect the high energy exhaust from a jet engine.