Accession Number:

ADA010431

Title:

Combined Bird Control Techniques and Analysis Relative to Bird-Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 72-May 74,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE WEAPONS LAB KIRTLAND AFB NM

Report Date:

1975-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

All US Air Force bases have a potential for bird-aircraft strike hazards. The seriousness of such a hazard is dependent on the following criteria existing in each specific airdrome environment, either singularly or in combinations 1 Number andor size of birds in the environment 2 time day, month, season or year 3 airdrome operation mission 4 control techniques enforced direct or indirect. The report addresses problems encountered on four USAF bases, the recommendations made for direct control techniques, and the results obtained on some of these bases. The report stresses the importance of specificity associated with each Air Force operational problem involving bird hazards.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE