Wildlife in Airport Environments
Preventing Animal-Aircraft Collisions Through Science-Based Management
||DeVault, Travis L.|
Blackwell, Bradley F.
Belant, Jerrold L.
|Series title:||Wildlife Management and Conservation Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Johns Hopkins University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $79.00|
| Book Description: |
The pilot watches the instrument panel and prepares for touchdown-a routine landing until a burst of birds, a coyote, or a herd of deer crosses the runway! Every year, pilots experience this tension and many aircraft come into direct contact with birds and other wildlife, resulting in more than one billion dollars in damage annually. The United States Federal Aviation Administration has recorded a rise in these incidents over the past decade due to the combined effects of more...