aircraft bird Articles

  • How to Keep Birds Out of Airplane Hangars

    Problem:  Pest birds are causing added maintenance to aircraft and endangering airline personal with their droppings and debris.  Thousands of dollars spent each year on cleaning aircraft skins, engines and airplane hangar infrastructures.  This article takes a look at effective methods for ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird controllers are essential to avoid Sully situation

    Bird strikes Effective bird control is essential to ensure aviation safety. New awareness for the risk of bird strikes in aviation is being raised by the release of motion picture “Sully: The Untold Story of the Miracle on the Hudson”. Wildlife strikes are relatively infrequent, only 3 percent of the strikes results in aircraft ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Bird proofing hangars, parks and government buildings

    Bird Proofing government buildings, parks, military bases, and aircraft hangars has been a problem for quite some time. At the dawn of aviation, the Wright brothers recorded a bird strike that interfered with their early flights. More recently, Hanscom Field in Bedford Massachusetts had roughly 5,000 starlings roosting in their hangar. Clinton Air Force Base in Oklahoma had six hangars with ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • How to Keep Birds Away from Airports

    The last thing you want at an airport are birds hanging out around the tarmac and airfield. Pest birds can be very hazardous to aviation with birds colliding with aircraft, known as bird strikes, possibly causing aircraft to crash. Pest birds can be difficult to get rid of once they nest on your property. Here are a few tips on how ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Bird netting can save you big money

    Pest birds have been with us since man first crawled out of his cave and decided to build huts and grow food. These mischievous birds pecked and pooped on early shelters, ate food crops, infected water sources and food storage. Times have changed. But pest birds remain a huge problem, ostensibly improved by technology"s ability to eradicate huge flocks of birds with poisons, yet restrained by ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird Repellents…Without Them, You`ll Pay Through the Beak

    Why bird repellents, you ask? They sing, bob their heads, flutter their wings and coo. Who can resist the cute little things? In cages, and in small numbers in trees and forests, they"re no bother at all. But nesting in flocks on your property, they soon become pests. Here"s why. Birds Cost Us Millions Every Year Pest birds cause millions of dollars of damage annually to motor ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Testimonial Jersey International Airport

    Company: Jersey International Airport Location: Jersey, United Kingdom Product: Aerolaser Handheld Reason: Danger of low altitude bird strikes In use since: Summer of 2015 Benefits for Jersey International Airport Cost reduction in bird strike prevention Less ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Daddi Long Legs - Case Study

    A local taxi dispatch at an airport in New York was experiencing a major problem with seagulls. The birds were being fed by tourists and locals alike and roosting on the light fixtures afterward. This started to become a problem as bird strikes increased at the airport. A bird strike is the collision of a bird and aircraft, ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Luton Airport Case Study.

    "The Airport has seen an 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings in the last year - Liam Bolger, Airfield Operations London Luton Airport"  • 80% reduction in airfield bird sightings since BIRD Tab implementation • BIRD Tab has minimised the risk of bird strike at Luton airport • Over 90% reduction in controllable species bird strikes London Luton ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Vaclav Havel Airport Prague Case Study

    "The Scarecrow BIRD Tab system is very effective and easy to use. Airport operational staff can operate with the BIRD Tab system professionally after several weeks of experience " -Jan Kadlec , Head of Airfield Operations Václav Havel Airport Prague is the main international airport of Prague, the capital of Czech Republic It serves around 15 ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Bringing aeroconservation down to Earth

    From migrating birds to pollinating bees to seed-dispersing plants, thousands of species depend on the quality of the aerosphere­ — the layer of air that surrounds our planet. Despite this, aircraft, wind farms, drones, telecommunication towers and other anthropogenic infrastructure increasingly crowd this critical habitat. Current species conservation efforts are generally focused on ...


    By Ensia

  • Christchurch Airport Case Study.

    "Effectiveness while using distress calls is great. It is easy to use. Until recently we have had limited training however the latest training just received has given a greater insight on how to make updates and changes to make it more site specific"- Ian FaulknerManager of Fire and Airfield Operations ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Bentofix® sealing at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport case study

    One of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe in recent years has been in Toulouse-Blagnac in France on the premises of the airport and the Airbus factory where in future the new Airbus A 380 is to be built. During the course of this construction project not only hangers where the wide-bodied aircraft is to be assembled were built but the whole infrastructure was aligned to ...


    By NAUE GmbH & Co.KG

  • Why are airport security measures becoming increasingly important?

    General air traffic has increased significantly in recent decades, so that more and more people prefer to travel by air. The high volume of passenger flights places particularly high demands on safety. But which factors are highly relevant with regard to flight safety? It’s self-evident that technology, in particular, has a major influence on the safety of passenger aircraft. All technical ...

  • Project Travis Air Force Base Travis AFB, CA - Case Study

    Project Case History Name: Travis Air Force Base Location: Travis AFB, CA Installer: Wildlife Control Technologies Inc Purpose: To augment BASH Control (Bird to Aircraft Strike Hazard) for Travis Air Force Base by reducing the number of bird perches around aircraft runways. ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Military Activities During the Yugoslavia Conflict

    1. Executive Summary Assessment Method:The study was carried out over a period of ten days by a team of expert staff from the Regional Environment Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) and other contracted country experts. A framework was prepared by REC headquarters and the REC's country offices in the five selected countries gathered information and data. Additional ...

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