TRBas Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 26: Current Airport Inspection Practices Regarding FOD (Foreign Object Debris/Damage) details the components of a comprehensive FOD management program, and compiles current practices, techniques, and lists of tools available for use or those currently being used by airports for FOD inspections.The movement area is critical because it is used by each arriving and departing aircraft and hosts the most critical stages of flight; that is, take-offs and landings. ... Turf areas, in the form of safety areas and object-free areas, may collect and retain a large amount of debris, such as paper, cardboard, and plastic. ... The final area considered important for FOD inspection includes aircraft maintenance areas.
|Title||:||Current Airport Inspection Practices Regarding FOD (Foreign Object Debris/Damage)|
|Author||:||C. Daniel Prather|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2011-01-01|