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President's December 2016 Letter

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Captain Rob van Eekeren - President, WBA.

 Switzerland – 18 December 2016


 124 Participants from 31 countries attended the Amsterdam WBA conference.  Participants from as far as Australia, China, Singapore, Nepal, India, Russia, the Middle-East, Europe and Central- and North-America shared their expertise during the 5 days conference.

WBA Board Member Announcement

 WBA is looking for two new board members. Read this article for a description of the positions.


Airport Wildlife Collection Database

Airport Wildlife Data Collection Program and Database Template

(Free for download and use for any WBA member)



Letter of Understanding between IFALPA and WBA

The International Federation of Air Lines’s Pilots Association (IFALPA) expressed their cooperation with WBA by a Letter of Understanding:


Nepal - Boeing 737 colliding with Bar headed geese

 A flock of 10 migrating Bar Headed Geese collided with the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737–800 at TIA, carrying 180 passengers, close to touch down, at 17:17 PM on 21 March 2014. Two geese were killed, crew and passengers were safe. The landing light’s lance got damaged.

Ram Mani Thapaliya

07 April 2014, Nepal

Director's April 2013 Letter

 Capt van Eekeren


Captain Rob van Eekeren - Executive Director, WBA.

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WBA Constitution and Statutes

Check out the newly approved World Birdstrike Association Constitution and Statutes.

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IBSC Conference Papers

All the papers from past International Birdstrike Committee conferences.

(Frankfurt, Germany 1966 to Cairns, Australia 2010)

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