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bird strike

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(Aeronautics) a collision of an aircraft with a bird
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This has meant extra work for the 'bird scarers' whose job is to prevent bird strikes on aircraft.
Commercial aircraft are designed to withstand bird strikes up to 8 pounds for the fuselage and 4 pounds for the windscreen, but they may be damaged by a drone strike of that weight, the researchers found.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, United States civil aircraft suffered 142,000 bird strikes between 1990 and 2013.
com/travel/bird-slams-into-miami-bound-flight-on-approach-to-airport-1-1) told ABC-affiliate WPLG that while carriers do deal with bird strikes, they are "never like this.
According to the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), bird strikes are rarely dangerous.
Farming activities inside the 2,367-hectare complex is blamed for the increase in bird strikes to aircraft using the international airport.
Many bird strikes in downtown Chicago, for example, are during the day when lights are not the problem.
The Pulselite System has been shown to reduce bird strikes up to 66 percent, according to Precise Flight.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 9, 2016-Airbus Helicopters, Precise Flight enter into agreement to reduce bird strikes
AEROSPACE giant Airbus has submitted a patent invention for an engine guard it believes can protect jets from potentially disastrous bird strikes.
Bird strikes are a risk year round, but at no time is the mishap danger greater than on crisp fall days and nights.
Bird strikes in the aviation industry are still a major concern and aircrafts need to be designed in a bird-resistant manner, aviation experts have said.