bird strike


bird strike
A collision between a bird and an aircraft, especially one that causes an accident

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  • bird strike — noun The collision of a bird or birds with an aircraft resulting in aircraft damage • • • Main Entry: ↑bird * * * bird strike, a collision between an aircraft and a flock of birds. * * * (also bird strike) n. a collision between a bird or flock… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bird strike — A bird strike (sometimes birdstrike, bird hit, or BASH (Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard)) in aviation is a collision between an airborne animal (usually a bird) and a man made vehicle, especially aircraft. It is a common threat to aircraft safety,… …   Wikipedia

  • bird strike — An incident deemed to have occurred whenever a pilot reports a bird strike; aircraft maintenance personnel identify damage to an aircraft as having been caused by a bird strike; personnel on the ground report seeing an aircraft strike one or more …   Aviation dictionary

  • Bird strike — Eine Sikorsky UH 60 nach einem Vogelschlag Vogelschlag bezeichnet den Zusammenprall von Vögeln mit Objekten. Ebenso wie andere Lebewesen erkennen Vögel manchmal natürliche oder von Menschenhand geschaffene Hindernisse in ihrem Flugraum nicht oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Strike — may refer to:Refusal to work or perform* Strike action, also known as a Walkout, a work stoppage by a corporation or public institution * General strike, a strike action by a critical mass of the labor force in a city, region or country *Church… …   Wikipedia

  • bird impact — noun Bird strike • • • Main Entry: ↑bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bird collections — thumb|250px|right|MarbledGodwit, Limosa fedoa , prepared as a skin ( shmoo ), skeleton, andspread wingBird collections are curated repositories of scientific specimens consisting of birds and their parts. They are a research resource for… …   Wikipedia

  • Bird scarer — A traditional scarecrow. A bird scarer is any one of a number devices designed to scare birds, usually employed by farmers to dissuade birds from eating recently planted arable crops. They are also used on airfields to prevent birds accumulating… …   Wikipedia

  • bird — n. 1 a feathered vertebrate with a beak, with two wings and two feet, egg laying and usu. able to fly. 2 a game bird. 3 Brit. sl. a young woman. 4 colloq. a person (a wily old bird). 5 sl. a a prison. b rhymingsl. a prison sentence (short for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ wild ▪ caged ▪ exotic, rare ▪ common ▪ endangered ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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