ATLANTA—Wildlife mitigation experts are working with FAA to develop a new basic standard for calculating bird-strike risk at airports that would replace the decades-old measurement of strikes per 10,000 movements. The new standard, revealed publicly on Tuesday at Bird Strike Committee USA’s (BSC) annual meeting, would calculate an airport’s average bird mass per strike. This approach, proponents say, would be a better measure of risk for a dangerous strike. Industry experts ...
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