Visit by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori

H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, the Minister of Economy of the UAE, visited YES!Delft, the incubator in Delft where our Dutch office is located. Steinar Henskes had the honor of meeting the Sultan and his delegation and they exchanged information on the importance of bird control in the UAE.

Visit by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori2017-03-19T22:48:38+00:00

Bird controllers are essential to avoid Sully situation

Bird strikes Effective bird control is essential to ensure aviation safety. New awareness for the risk of bird strikes in aviation is being raised by the release of motion picture “Sully: The Untold Story of the Miracle on the Hudson”. Wildlife strikes are relatively infrequent, only 3 percent of the [...]

Bird controllers are essential to avoid Sully situation2016-11-21T11:47:17+00:00

Safety is of highest priority for Bird Control Group

Bird Control Group uses laser beams to repel birds, amongst others on and around airports. Due to recent incidents where pilots were hit by lasers, one may question the safety of our products. Therefore, we would like to explain why our products are extremely safe. In the last years numerous ‘laser strikes’ occurred: the nuisance that aircraft pilots experience [...]

Safety is of highest priority for Bird Control Group2016-03-02T14:43:40+00:00

Laser demo at Prague Airport’s Air Transport Security & Safety Conference 2015

On November 18th & 19th the annual Czech Air Transport Security & Safety Conference organized by the Prague Airport Authority and the University of Business of Prague took place at Prague Airport Vaclav Havel. Karol Henke was present on behalf of Bird Control Group to demonstrate the Aerolaser Handheld, [...]

Laser demo at Prague Airport’s Air Transport Security & Safety Conference 20152016-11-21T11:47:39+00:00

Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG) Forum

On November 5th and 6th 2015 the Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG) Forum took place at Sydney, Australia. Steinar Henskes of Bird Control Group presented our innovative laser technology for preventing birdstrikes. The Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG) Forum is an annual event which attracts delegates involved in wildlife [...]

Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG) Forum2016-11-21T11:47:45+00:00

Bird Control Group attending and presenting at CARSAMPAF/13

Thirteenth CAR/SAM Regional Bird/Wildlife Hazard Prevention Committee Meeting and Conference (CARSAMPAF/13) held at Riu Hotel in Panama City, Panama, from 19 to 23 October 2015, hosted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Panama. Gert-Jan Schep, Sales & Marketing Latin America, of Bird Control Group presented our innovative laser products for [...]

Bird Control Group attending and presenting at CARSAMPAF/132016-11-21T11:47:48+00:00

UK airport using Star Wars-style £8,000 ‘lightsaber’ to scare off birds that pose threat to planes

UK airport using Star Wars-style £8,000 'lightsaber' to scare off birds that pose threat to planes Dundee Airport has turned to gadget that shines laser for over a mile Officials believe laser is more effective than using noise to scare birds The device guarantees that the birds fly off in the [...]

UK airport using Star Wars-style £8,000 ‘lightsaber’ to scare off birds that pose threat to planes2016-11-21T11:47:48+00:00

Bird Control Group at inter airport Europe

inter airport Europe 2015, the International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design and Services, started on 6 October at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. The focus is on equipment and new technologies for the upgrade and new construction of airports. With our innovative laser technology, Bird Control Group [...]

Bird Control Group at inter airport Europe2016-11-21T11:47:49+00:00

Successful launch of Airside Pro at North American Bird Strike Conference

From September 15-17 the 15th Annual North American Bird Strike Conference was held in Montreal, Canada. Home to ICAO and IATA, it is an international aviation centre. As a joint meeting between Canada and the U.S., this was a great opportunity to exchange information and viewpoints not only with North Americans [...]

Successful launch of Airside Pro at North American Bird Strike Conference2016-11-21T11:47:51+00:00

Bird hazard: laser-like focus on flock pit woes

Steinar Henskes' visit to Australia last June did not only excite the Australian horticulture business, but now also the aviation industry is looking into the possibilities of our innovative bird repellent laser technology as can be read in the following article: Bird hazard: laser-like focus on flock pit woes Green lasers usually [...]

Bird hazard: laser-like focus on flock pit woes2016-11-21T11:47:58+00:00

Bird Control Group will present innovative technology at inter airport Europe

inter airport Europe 2015, the International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design and Services, takes place from 6 – 9 October 2015 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. The focus will be on equipment and new technologies for the upgrade and new construction of airports. With our innovative laser [...]

Bird Control Group will present innovative technology at inter airport Europe2016-11-21T11:48:00+00:00

Laser technology improves flight safety at African airport

Laser technology improves flight safety at African airport Khartoum Airport is the first African airport to use laser technology to mitigate bird strikes. Birds at the airport pose an immediate safety risk by colliding with the aircraft. Dutch company Bird Control Group helps airports to scare away birds using [...]

Laser technology improves flight safety at African airport2016-11-21T11:48:06+00:00

Impression of Airport Show currently being held in Dubai

The Airport Show is currently being held in Dubai (from May 10 to 12). Bird Control Group, as part of Birdstrike Alliance, is presenting our innovative bird strike preventing laser technology and Steinar Henskes took the stage at the Innovation Podium on Monday May 11. Our stand was visited [...]

Impression of Airport Show currently being held in Dubai2016-11-21T11:48:16+00:00

Steinar Henskes is one of Airport Show’s speakers – Dubai, 10-12 May

The Airport Show, whose 15th edition will be held from May 10 to 12 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), enjoys solid support of both the government and private sectors. The world’s leading B2B event for airport procurement, supplies, solutions and technology has been in the forefront [...]

Steinar Henskes is one of Airport Show’s speakers – Dubai, 10-12 May2016-11-21T11:48:17+00:00

EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Finals – ‘Entrepreneurship is an Adventure’

Each year the Entrepreneur's Organization (EO) hosts the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA). This year, more than 2,000 student entrepreneurs from over 38 countries competed in rigorous local, regional and national competitions. The top 44 student entrepreneurs were then selected to compete in GSEA Global Finals held in Washington, [...]

EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Finals – ‘Entrepreneurship is an Adventure’2016-11-21T11:48:17+00:00

Inter Airport South East Asia exhibition

Bird Control Group was present at the leading Inter Airport South East Asia Singapore exhibition. Thousands of airport professionals met at Singapore Expo from 21 to 23 January to meet, discuss, network, learn and discover the latest trends technologies and enhancements to improve the operational efficiency of airports within the [...]

Inter Airport South East Asia exhibition2016-11-21T11:48:22+00:00

Birdstrike prevention companies join forces

Four world leading birdstrike prevention companies have joined forces to provide a one stop shop for cutting edge bird detection and deterrence systems. Avisure, Bird Control Group, Robin Radar and Veisar Technologies founded the Birdstrike Alliance as a birdstrike prevention consortium. A Total Birdstrike Solution There is no single solution [...]

Birdstrike prevention companies join forces2016-11-21T11:48:25+00:00

Bird Control Group to attend leading airport exhibition

See us at inter airport South East Asia Singapore - 21-23 January 2015 Singapore Expo Bird Control Group will be present at inter airport South East Asia Singapore, where thousands of airport professionals will meet at Singapore Expo on the 21-23rd January to meet, discuss, network, learn and discover the latest trends [...]

Bird Control Group to attend leading airport exhibition2016-11-21T11:48:25+00:00

UK Bird Strike Committee meeting – 24 & 25 November 2014

Bird Control Group one of the speakers at UK Bird Strike Committee meeting The UK Bird Strike Committee was organized at the Civil Aviation Authority head office at London Gatwick on 24-25 November. Present were the majority of UK airports, Dublin airport and airport representatives from Italy, USA and the Netherlands. [...]

UK Bird Strike Committee meeting – 24 & 25 November 20142016-11-21T11:48:28+00:00

Bird Control Group at Bird Strike Prevention Conference in Mexico City

From 20 – 24 October the Bird / Wildlife Strike Prevention Conference was held in Mexico City, organized by International Civil Aviation Organization. Bird Control Group gave a presentation, next to speakers from FAA, ICAO, KLM, AIRBUS Group and worldwide airports. The conference was attended by persons involved in aviation [...]

Bird Control Group at Bird Strike Prevention Conference in Mexico City2016-11-21T11:48:36+00:00

Visualization of wildlife strikes in the USA

Visualization of the amount of wildlife strikes in the USA recorded by the FAA between 1990 and 2009 The visualization gives you an overview of amount of collisions between aircraft and birds, mammals and reptiles. The following information is visualized: - distribution between the amount of wildlife strikes during ascent and descent - The average [...]

Visualization of wildlife strikes in the USA2016-11-21T11:48:37+00:00

A short explanation on bird strikes

Bird strikes most often occur during take-off or landing, or during low altitude flight, when an airplane is most likely to be sharing the same airspace as a bird, but occasionally occur at higher altitudes. Source: Pressconnects

A short explanation on bird strikes2016-11-21T11:48:38+00:00

AeroNewsTV covering the Aerolaser Handheld at Southampton Airport

At around 60 miles south of London, Southampton Airport is a pioneer of wildlife hazard prevention in Britain. With the use of the Aerolaser® Handheld, the Southampton Airport bird control unit is increasing the efficiency of bird strike prevention tactics and makes airside operations even safer.

AeroNewsTV covering the Aerolaser Handheld at Southampton Airport2016-11-21T11:48:43+00:00