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Controlling the Deer-Strike Hazard 4 pages. [PDF 25K]
“The stag passes his whole life in the alternatives of plenitude and want, of corpulence and leaness, of health and sickness. He remains stately and unmolested. Once and again he is hunted down — or subject to the perils of man.” — George Buffon, 1794
Safety Considerations In The Airport Environment 4 pages. [PDF 21K]
Taking preventive action to organize ramp operations will save any airport operation money and from a potentially dangerous accident. The author offers an orderly plan to implement in any environment to improve ground handling.
Coping With The Bird-Strike Menace 4 pages. [PDF 23K]
Whether your operation is large or small, the author explains how to organize an effective program to deal with bird hazards at an airport.
Motivating Ground Crew Safety 4 pages. [PDF 20K]
The author believes that ground crew safety may be influenced by a variety of factors. Management must actively address them and be aware that some of the factors may be very subtle.
Next Generation Weather Radars to Increase Flight Safety 4 pages. [PDF 150K]
Utilization of the Doppler principle in weather radars now under development, promises real-time information and accurate forecasts. Three U.S. government agencies are cooperating to develop and implement a system that will provide detailed weather data not only to pilots, but to the nation’s general population by the mid-1990s.
Parallel/Converging Runway Monitors 4 pages. [PDF 91K]
Sophisticated surveillance radar systems may allow changes in instrument approach separation criteria, and increase the number of airports that would be allowed to operate simultaneous parallel instrument approaches.