Thursday, February 12, 2009

Bird Strike Testing on an Engine

A short clip of bird strike tests on an engine, including slow motion and closeup views of strikes on fan blades. The engine appears to be one of the larger engines such as the types used on the A380 or 777.

Bird Strike on an A-10 Vertical Stabilizer

The following videos contain two perspectives of a bird strike on an A-10 vertical stabilizer. The strike took place in late July 2007, during an air show above the Columbia River in Yakima, WA. The aircraft struck the bird during airshow maneuvers, and after the strike the aircraft landed without further incident.

News Report from KNDO/KNDU Television

View from a Spectator's Camera