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Why Tiny Debris Is a Costly Hazard on Airport Runways

Why Tiny Debris Is a Costly Hazard on Airport Runways

Foreign Object Debris (FOD) can be any type of object or debris that is left on airport runways. This could include objects such as: Broken Pieces of Pavement Loose Parts from other Airplanes Pens Loose Change Identification Badges Ear Plugs Paper Clips Soda Cans Trash and Garbage Tools Pieces/Parts from Baggage Luggage Tags Screws Nuts … Continue reading Why Tiny Debris Is a Costly Hazard on Airport Runways

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Choosing the Right Airport Runway Sweeper

Choosing the Right Airport Runway Sweeper

Keeping debris off of runways and taxiways is an ongoing process for airports and those in the aviation and aerospace industries. Foreign Object Damage (FOD) to airplanes and other types of aircraft is a serious concern. Small pieces of pavement, metal screws, or even flattened soda cans could cause serious damage if it were run … Continue reading Choosing the Right Airport Runway Sweeper

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Protecting Military Aircraft from FOD

Protecting Military Aircraft from FOD

Foreign object debris isn’t just a problem for civilian aviation. It also impacts military aircraft, putting important operations and very expensive aircraft at risk. Military installations need a reliable solution to help combat FOD. Foreign object debris consists of any foreign articles that can cause damage to an aircraft. Some FOD hazards include ice, hail, … Continue reading Protecting Military Aircraft from FOD

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