Accession Number:

ADA061371

Title:

An Evaluation of the Bird/Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) at Test Area C-62, Eglin AFB, FL.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 23 Mar 77-30 Mar 78,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CIVIL ENGINEERING CENTER TYNDALL AFB FL

Report Date:

1978-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The birdaircraft strike hazard BASH at Eglin Bombing Range Test Area TA C-62 was surveyed periodically from 23 March 1977 to 30 March 1978. Turkey Vultures Cathartes aura, Black Vultures Coragyps atratus, and Cattle Egrets Bubulcus ibis were found to create the major bird hazard at TA C-62. Recommendations aimed at reducing the range bird strike potential are included in this report. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE