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Audit initiated of FAA’s wildlife hazard mitigation program
19 March 2011

Audit initiated of FAA’s wildlife hazard mitigation program

19 March 2011

The Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation plans to review the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) wildlife mitigation program. The number of aircraft collisions with wildlife has risen rapidly over the last two decades, creating a growing safety concern. Public interest in this program has increased due to recent aviation bird strikes.  These include […]

Study: Steady increase in Australian birdstrikes

30 June 2010

A new report released by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) highlights ways to manage the risks posed by aircraft hitting birds and reveals that the reported number of  birdstrikes in Australia has steadily increased over the past eight years. The report, which provides aviation birdstrike and animal strike occurrence data between January 2002 and […]