Bird Strike Committee Proceedings


Date of this Version

October 2002


This paper will present a summary of the results of the ARAC (engine) Bird Ingestion Phase II rule making effort. The effort was to evaluate the hazard to transport category aircraft, of large flocking birds, and to revise the engine certification requirements as appropriate. The paper will discuss the revision to engine certification requirements. It will also discuss the recommendation of the task group regarding the importance of continuing effort for bird control at the airport.