Airport wildlife hazard control
Eschenfelder, Paul Avion Corporation, Spring, Texas.
- Passive management
- Active management
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Collisions between aircraft and wildlife, principally birds, commonly referred to as birdstrikes, are a relatively new and increasingly hazardous threat to both civil and military aviation worldwide. Although birdstrikes have occurred since people began flying, only in the last 20 years or so has the problem become acute. There are several reasons for this.
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