Protecting From Flying Objects


A rotating shield subject to collision with flying objects, and diverting them by mean of twisted ribs

The collision of birds or almost any solid foreign object with components of an aircraft (e.g radome, engines, control surfaces) can happen in most of the phases of the flight, and therefore poses a risk to impair aircraft flying ability. In particular the bird ingestion into jet engines can cause damage to the compressor stages, and other portions of the engine.