The benefits of B.I.R.D Tab refresher training are all too apparent

New products, new processes and new systems are an integral aspect of working in almost any sector of industry these days.  In civil aviation it’s no different. Here at Scarecrow, we manufacture and supply a popular range of bird strike prevention equipment to airports all over the world.  We fully understand that operators and end […]

Why do planes suffer such heavy damage when hit by birds?

We all know about the potential dangers of a bird strike on an airplane, but many people have understandably questioned why it is that such a situation is so serious. After all, a bird is pretty small and a plane is the size of, well, a plane. How come so much potential danger can arise […]


UK Suppliers Helping to Create the Finest Scarecrow Products

British-made products have enjoyed an excellent reputation for many years, and here at Scarecrow we’re understandably proud of the equipment and services we provide from our base in the heart of Sussex.  If an item has ‘Made in Britain’ stamped on the side, there is every chance that it will have been well designed and […]


Off Aerodrome Reporting Proving a Success in Abu Dhabi

In order to maintain as safe a working environment as possible for passengers, air crew and airside employees, the remit for those working in airport wildlife control inevitably goes far beyond the perimeter fencing.  Humanely dispersing wildlife hazards such as a flock of Canada geese from close to the runway, for example, doesn’t necessarily mean […]

Reliable, effective products, developed right here in Britain

The UK’s manufacturing base is an extremely effective, and highly lucrative, entity. According to the Office of National Statistics, sales of UK manufacturers’ products in 2020 totalled a staggering £358.7 billion. Given the inevitably negative effects of Covid-19 on the economy (sales in 2019, pre-pandemic, were more than £400 billion), the numbers are more than […]

How the world’s busiest airports attempt to avoid bird strikes

Airports of all shapes and sizes and in all parts of the world face a very real threat from bird and animal strikes. The safety of passengers and crew members is at risk whenever a plane lands or takes off, and of course the busier the airport the more frequent those threats can be. The […]

An important anniversary of an ultimately heroic day

Today marks the 13th anniversary of one of the aviation industry’s infamous incidents, a potentially catastrophic event that ultimately led to a highly celebrated act of heroism. Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia on this day in 2009 bound for Charlotte in North Carolina and what followed was as dramatic event. Shortly after take-off, a […]

Season’s Greetings

Scarecrow Group would like to wish all of our friends, colleagues and clients “Seasons Greetings” and a Prosperous New Year 2022.

Success at Liege Airport

Success at Liege Airport Recently, we won the contract through Van Conversion based in Belgium to equip 4 new vehicles with the Scarecrow Premier 2020 for Liege Airport. Following the successful installation of the systems being fitted, Franck Blaise Commercial Director of Van Conversions said…. “We have equipped 4 vehicles with the Scarecrow equipment and […]