Tag: Airport planning

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 […]

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. How often a birdstrike happens? About 61% of bird strikes […]