United States Avian Hazard Advisory System (AHAS)


Subject:
Military , Transportation , U.S. Military , Birds , Air & Naval Craft , Habitat , Accidents and Safety , Aviation , Air Force

Description:
AHAS is an "online, near real-time, geographic information system (GIS) used for bird strike risk flight planning across the continental United States." "Since 1985 there have been over 38,000 bird-aircraft strikes recorded by the United States Air Force (USAF) that killed 33 aviators, destroyed 30 aircraft, and caused more than $500 million dollars worth of equipment damage." Includes the tool, instructions, background, FAQ, and images of bird strikes. From the USAF and Federal Aviation Administration.

Publisher:
U.S. Air Force; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.usahas.com/home/


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