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The FOD*BOSS Helps Airfields Focus on Safety

The FOD*BOSS Helps Airfields Focus on Safety

An effective friction runway FOD sweeper needs to have several vital components in order to ensure removal of FOD (foreign object debris) from airfields and runways. Without these vital pieces, debris can easily fall out of the sweeper collection system and back onto the runway, creating an even bigger hazard for aircraft. In recent years, … Continue reading The FOD*BOSS Helps Airfields Focus on Safety

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Airports Need Effective Wildlife FOD Removal and Prevention Processes

Airports Need Effective Wildlife FOD Removal and Prevention Processes

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 had to make an emergency landing in the Hudson River in New York City after its engines stalled due to impacting with birds. Upon investigation, it was discovered that a flock of Canadian geese had been hit by the plane. These birds are bigger and weigh more … Continue reading Airports Need Effective Wildlife FOD Removal and Prevention Processes

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Aerospace Industry: Tips for Implementing Best Practices for FOD Removal

Aerospace Industry: Tips for Implementing Best Practices for FOD Removal

According to National Aerospace FOD Prevention, Inc. (NAFPI), the aerospace industry experiences around $4 billion globally every year in FOD damages.1 This is aside from the $13 billion in direct and indirect damages experienced, alone, in the United States at NASA, and military, private, and public airports and institutions from FOD (foreign object debris).2 In … Continue reading Aerospace Industry: Tips for Implementing Best Practices for FOD Removal

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