Bird strike: the growing threat of geese to aviation safety

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The threat to international aviation safety posed by bird strikes from geese is dramatically increasing. In parts of North America, the risk of encounters with large flocks of geese causing catastrophic air accidents has now reached a critical level. In Europe, meanwhile, the likelihood of a disaster caused by a collision between an aircraft and […]

Bird strike prevention, risk assessment and reporting – beyond the aerodrome

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The aviation regulations and best practices governing bird strike risk increasingly place responsibility on airports to take an active role in monitoring and controlling birds beyond the aerodrome itself i.e. off aerodrome reporting. The risk of bird strike is well-documented, thanks to reporting standards such as IBIS (ICAO Bird Strike Information System). You can review […]

The importance of data logging, reporting and analysing airside bird behaviour

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In the field of medicine, it is widely agreed that prevention is better than cure. This could also be true for bird behaviour management in and around airports. Airport bird control is about far more than just bird dispersal. It is also about managing potential habitats to minimise the need for dispersal. Ongoing reporting using […]