Airport Bird Control is an important issue. Read on to find the most asked questions and answers to them.
It’s a fact that biologists trap birds of prey on the airfield and safely relocate them. This practice helps avoid birdstrike (learn about them here). In addition, also use a variety of methods to ensure that birds don’t get too comfortable near the airfield. For example starter’s pistols, shooting firecrackers and sounding an air horn. Read […]
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Birdstrikes are an important issue at every wildlife management plan. What is a birdstrike? It is a collision between a bird and an aircraft which is in flight or on a takeoff or landing roll. The term is often expanded to cover other wildlife strikes. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GWcCWY9RqQ] How often a birdstrike happens? About 61% of […]
Learn more about Eclipse’s commitment with the aviation community and action taken. In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Eclipse is supporting the aviation industry, while keeping people safe. Since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency in January, we’ve taken steps to make sure every airport has free access to our […]
Birdstrike. Apart from being one of the biggest hazards of aviation, did you know that this happens 26 times per day? Read on to learn more
Introduction The future of wildlife hazard mitigation. As technology advances, it also advances the techniques and methods used to deter hazardous wildlife behaviours at airports, aerodromes and other impact areas. Read on to learn more and find opinions of experts on this issue: The actuality of wildlife hazard mitigation Most airports combine a lot of […]
7 factors that raise the number of birdstrikes Birdstrikes are one of the many dangers that an airport must face. In this post, we list the main factors that contribute on increasing the risk and share the experience of two US airports. Read on to learn more! Credit. Doral Family Journal 1) Airport vicinity and […]
Last week we posted on Linkedin a graphic about the damage of the birdstrike and its location that lead the way to an interesting discussion: Scroll down to find the original post & join the discussion!
As expected, the 2019 North American Bird Strike Conference was a blast! North American Bird Strike Conference Once a year, experts gather to share, expand and get feedback on the wildlife hazard mitigation field, specifically birdstrikes. The 2019 event had attendees from FAA inspectors to anyone interested in mitigating wildlife strikes, and Eclipse Group of […]