Airport Safety Papers & Publications

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Research On Bird-Detecting Radar

DOT/FAA/TC-13/3 Author: Ryan E. King

Aircraft Skin-Penetrating Nozzle Testing of a Freighter Aircraft Cargo Liner

DOT/FAA/TC-12/48 Author: William Doig

Ground Vehicle Runway Incursion Prevention Alerting System Literature Review

DOT/FAA/TC-TN12/46 Authors: William Doig, William Allen, and Donald W. Gallagher

Nonincandescent Source Aviation Signal Light Colors

DOT/FAA/TC-TN12/61 Authors: John D. Bullough, Nicholas P. Skinner, Andrew Bierman, Nelda J. Milburn, Rachel T. Taranta, N. Narendran, and Donald W. Gallagher

Crash Simulation of Transport Aircraft for Predicting Fuel Release First Phase—Simulation of the Lockheed Constellation Model L-1649 Full-Scale Crash Test

DOT/FAA/TC-12/43 Authors: R.T. Bocchieri, R.M. MacNeill, C.N. Northrup, and D.S. Dierdorf

Test and Evaluation of Rear-Wheel Steering for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicles—Part 2

DOT/FAA/TC-TN12/34 Author: Nicholas Subbotin, Kris Cozart, and John Hawk]

Using an Avian Radar to Supplement an Airport Wildlife Hazard Assessment

DOT/FAA/TC-TN12/27 Author: Edwin E. Herricks, Wendell Bunch, Steve Osmek, and Frank Svoboda

Performance Assessment of a Hybrid Radar and Electro-Optical Foreign Object Debris Detection System

DOT/FAA/TC-12/22 Authors: Edwin E. Herricks, Elizabeth Woodworth, and James Patterson, Jr.

Development of a Firefighting Agent Application Test Protocol for Aircraft Fuselage Composites, Phase I—Carbon Fiber

DOT/FAA/TC-12/6 Author: John C. Hode

Development of Criteria for Parachute Landing Areas on Airports

DOT/FAA/AR-11/30 Author: Lauren Vitagliano, Donald W. Gallagher, and Holly Cyrus