A Seasonal Occurrence Checklist of Waterfowl Hazardous to Flight Safety in Southwestern United States.
Final rept. 15 Sep 73-20 Jun 74,
AIR FORCE WEAPONS LAB KIRTLAND AFB NM
Pagination or Media Count:
Large numbers of overwintering and migratory waterfowl present a serious hazard to USAF low level training missions in the Southwestern US. Waterfowl census data from sevel National Wildlife Refuges in the Southwest have been compiled and summarized in occurrence checklists. Comparison of refuge data with the proposed low level training mission will enable one to assess the potential bird-aircraft strike hazard and determine possible adjustments in flight scheduling andor alternate areas to reduce the hazard.
- Military Aircraft Operations
- Safety Engineering
- Training Aircraft