The AAWHG, together with industry, are developing Recommended Practices (RP) for aviation Wildlife hazard Management.
The development of these RP documents allows the aviation industry to:
These RP documents will continue to be developed over the coming years. Your feedback is welcomed at any time via email@example.com.
The first RP titled Firearms: General Safety has now been published. For further information, please click on our Recommended Practices page.
Our 2013 award winner, FLTLT Bruce Preston from RAAF Base Edinburgh, has featured in a defence news letter article. Please click on the Industry Award page for more information. Congratulations once again Bruce.
Northern Territory Airports Pty Ltd have published Bird Identification Guides and Wildlife Species Strike Risk Calenders for their Alice Springs, Tennant Creek and Darwin International Airports. Please click on the Airports and Aerodromes news page for more information.
Thanks to the Australian Museum, a Fying Fox (Australian Pteropus Species) Fact Sheet is now available. Please click on the Science and Research news page for more information.
The ATSB Accident & Incident Notification Form now includes bird/animal strike fields. This information is essential to help better understand the issues with bird and animal hazards.
Click the link to view the latest copy of the National Wildlife Calandar for 2013.
If you would like to see your own wildlife meetings reflected on the calendar, please send an email containing date(s), time, the location and your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), with the support of the AAWHG, has published its first Advisory Circular on Wildlife Hazard Management at Aerodromes.
The AAWHG together with the Australian Airports Association and Avisure have updated the Wildlife Hazard Management Plan template. (838 kb)
The Bird Risk Assessment Model for Airports and Aerodromes has now been finalised and is available for use.
The National Airport Safeguarding Framework, has been published and includes land use guidelines for Managing the risk of wildlife strikes in the vicinity of airports.
More information is available on the government news page.