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Purdue University Airport (LAF) in Lafayette, Indiana
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Purdue University Airport (LAF)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 04/01/1940, Runways: 2, Land Area Covered By Airport: 527 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 05412.*A, Location ID: LAF, Region: Great Lakes, District Office: CHI, Unicom Frequency: 122.950 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 119.600 MHz, Traffic Pattern Altitude: 1000, Aeronautical sectional chart: Chicago, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: HUF, Tie-In FSS Name: Terre Haute, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 605 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2012-12-06), Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCG, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZAU, Boundary ARTCC Name: Chicago, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Certification Type & Date: IV A U 11/1972, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: LAF, Last Inspection Date: 04/16/2015, Inspection Group: FAA airports field personnel, Inspection Method: Federal
  • Location
  • State: Indiana, County: Tippecanoe, City: Lafayette, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 44.300'', Lng: -86° 56' 12.800'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.412306, Lng: -86.936889, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (2012-12-06), Distance from central business district: 2 mi (SW) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Purdue University, Trml Bldg Room 201, West Lafayette, In 47907, 765-743-3442
  • Manager
  • B. Stansbury, Trml Bldg Room 201, West Lafayette, In 47907, 765-743-3442
  • Operations
  • Period: 12/31/2013 - 12/31/2014, Commercial Operations: 52, Air Taxi Operations: 564, Itinerant Operations: 30,590, Local Operations: 65,082, Military Operations: 105
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 72, Multi Engine Aircraft: 7, Jet Engine Aircraft: 4, Helicopters: 2
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 1W (Year 1985), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bulk Oxygen Type: High/Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: No, Other services: AMB, AVNCS, CHTR, RNTL, SALES
  • Remarks
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 10/28; MIRL RY 5/23; MALSR RY 10 & REIL RYS 05 & 23 & 28 - CTAF.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 05, True Alignment: 50, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 29.462'', Lng: -86° 56' 20.472'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.408184, Lng: -86.939020, Physical Elevation: 592 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 38.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 597.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Take-Off Run Available: 4,225 ft, Take-Off Distance Available: 4,225 ft, Actual Stop Distance Available: 4,225 ft, Landing Distance Available: 4,225 ft, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 23, True Alignment: 230, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 56.561'', Lng: -86° 55' 38.930'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.415712, Lng: -86.927481, Physical Elevation: 606 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 39.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Displaced GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 54.491'', Lng: -86° 55' 42.104'', Displaced GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.415137, Lng: -86.928362, Elevation At Displaced Threshold: 603 ft, Length At Displaced Threshold: 323 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 602.7 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: FENCE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 7, Object Height: 11 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 287.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 132L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.2, Take-Off Run Available: 4,225 ft, Take-Off Distance Available: 4,225 ft, Actual Stop Distance Available: 4,225 ft, Landing Distance Available: 3,912 ft, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Displaced Threshold Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Displaced Threshold Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 10, True Alignment: 99, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 50.268'', Lng: -86° 57' 03.357'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.413964, Lng: -86.950933, Physical Elevation: 600 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 50.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 600.6 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Approach Light System: MALSR, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): No, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 32, Object Height: 97 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 3381.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 968L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 28, True Alignment: 279, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Fair, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 40° 24' 39.960'', Lng: -86° 55' 39.113'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 40.411100, Lng: -86.927531, Physical Elevation: 598 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 46.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 597.8 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: V4R, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 40, Object Height: 51 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 2057.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 439R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: 3RD PARTY SURVEY (12/06/2012)

2004 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $2,973, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $12,587, Apron charges/tiedowns: $2,109, FBO revenue: Contract / Sponsor-operated: $31,921, Cargo and hangar rentals: $61,320, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $29,680, Misc.: $7,771, Total: $148,361
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $2,622, Terminal - retail stores: $3,065, Rental cars: $52,764, Misc.: $718, Other: $1,476, Total: $60,645
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $4,537, Other: $250,607, Total: $255,144
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $258,920, Communications and utilities: $3,851, Supplies and materials: $43,771, Repairs and maintenance: $142,218, Contractual services: $2,661, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $58,039, Misc.: $4,754, Other: $58,000, Total: $572,214
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $0
  • Restricted Financial Assets
  • Unrestricted Financial Assets including cash: $3,781

2003 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $4,581, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $6,507, Apron charges/tiedowns: $1,250, FBO revenue: Contract / Sponsor-operated: $14,837, Cargo and hangar rentals: $61,728, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $33,612, Misc.: $6,684, Total: $129,199
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $3,344, Terminal - retail stores: $2,654, Terminal - other: $4,602, Rental cars: $95,351, Misc.: $1,907, Other: $500, Total: $108,358
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $9,314, Other: $354,434, Total: $363,748
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $263,416, Communications and utilities: $4,235, Supplies and materials: $87,807, Repairs and maintenance: $177,897, Contractual services: $4,507, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $83,938, Misc.: $28,011, Other: $46,599, Total: $696,410
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $0

2002 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $6,443, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $6,957, Apron charges/tiedowns: $812, Cargo and hangar rentals: $81,590, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $40,167, Misc.: $6,142, Other: $353,399, Total: $495,510
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $3,645, Terminal - other: $194, Rental cars: $53,001, Parking: $6,048, Misc.: $2,921, Total: $65,809
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $5,672, Total: $5,672
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $256,530, Communications and utilities: $3,058, Supplies and materials: $71,608, Repairs and maintenance: $139,543, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $36,263, Misc.: $2,542, Other: $170,852, Total: $680,396
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $0

2001 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $11,004, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $9,682, Apron charges/tiedowns: $716, FBO revenue: Contract / Sponsor-operated: $21,297, Cargo and hangar rentals: $68,993, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $69,503, Other: $180,669, Total: $361,864
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Terminal - food and beverage: $4,424, Terminal - retail stores: $2,941, Terminal - other: $4,561, Rental cars: $50,278, Misc.: $533, Other: $25,000, Total: $87,737
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $7,816, Total: $7,816
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $292,090, Communications and utilities: $2,551, Supplies and materials: $53,029, Repairs and maintenance: $110,340, Contractual services: $11,324, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $23,772, Other: $0, Total: $394,783
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $62,634

2000 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $13,753, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $984, Cargo and hangar rentals: $85,420, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $66,196, Misc.: $6,680, Other: $181,257, Total: $365,534
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $5,414, Terminal - food and beverage: $5,123, Rental cars: $69,868, Misc.: $4,103, Total: $84,508
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $4,150, Total: $4,150
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $244,458, Communications and utilities: $3,847, Supplies and materials: $260,760, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,022, Total: $529,087
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $0

1999 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $16,866, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $795, Cargo and hangar rentals: $76,794, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $56,148, Misc.: $2,319, Other: $230,782, Total: $394,948
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $7,495, Terminal - food and beverage: $5,669, Rental cars: $62,016, Misc.: $7,672, Total: $82,852
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $2,166, Total: $2,166
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $246,391, Communications and utilities: $11,322, Supplies and materials: $161,237, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,888, Total: $439,838
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $40,128

1998 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $18,757, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $4,620, Cargo and hangar rentals: $94,162, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $52,021, Misc.: $5,021, Other: $204,175, Total: $390,000
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $12,587, Terminal - food and beverage: $3,978, Rental cars: $58,265, Misc.: $13,416, Total: $88,246
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $3,431, Total: $3,431
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $223,109, Communications and utilities: $40,036, Supplies and materials: $106,894, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $31,969, Other: $76,688, Total: $478,696
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $2,981

1997 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $18,599, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $11,244, Apron charges/tiedowns: $5,002, Cargo and hangar rentals: $91,861, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $43,776, Misc.: $4,618, Other: $155,940, Total: $331,040
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $13,152, Terminal - food and beverage: $4,774, Rental cars: $54,893, Misc.: $4,309, Total: $77,128
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $3,804, Total: $3,804
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $225,744, Communications and utilities: $41,553, Supplies and materials: $143,298, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,396, Other: $73,740, Total: $504,731
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $0

1996 Operating and Financial Summary

  • Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Landing Fees: $23,267, Terminal/International arrival area rental or other charge: $10,822, Apron charges/tiedowns: $5,017, Cargo and hangar rentals: $89,783, Fuel sales net proffit/loss or fuel flowage fees: $47,870, Misc.: $1,022, Other: $170,015, Total: $347,796
  • Non-Aeronautical Operating Revenue
  • Land and non-terminal facilities: $3,420, Terminal - food and beverage: $6,546, Rental cars: $79,086, Misc.: $4,682, Other: $2,265, Total: $95,999
  • Non-Operating Revenue
  • Interest income - restricted and non-restricted: $2,333, Total: $2,333
  • Operating Expenses
  • Personnel compensation and benefits: $222,480, Communications and utilities: $37,077, Supplies and materials: $167,492, Insurance, claims, and settlements: $20,367, Other: $74,307, Total: $521,723
  • Non-Operating Expenses
  • Net: $0

Near Midair Collisions Incidents

17-OCT-2014 10:15
Report Number: NGLTLAF14001, Incident Evaluation: NO HAZARD
Reporing aircraft: LAFAYETTE AVIATION, CESSNA CE-172, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N63366, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Turning
Other aircraft: CIRRUS, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N590PU, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Turning
18-AUG-2007 11:03
Event ID: 1070510578, Report Number: NGLTLAF07002, Incident Evaluation: CRITICAL
Reporing aircraft: CESSNA CE-337 (CE-337-E), Operation: OTHER, ANGEL FLIGHT, Registration Nr: N337BB, Altitude: 1600 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Downwind Leg
Other aircraft: CESSNA CE-425, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N80PM, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Downwind
02-AUG-2007 10:11
Event ID: 1070510566, Report Number: NGLTLAF07001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: LAFAYETTE AVIATION, PIPER PA-34, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N55908, Altitude: 2300 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-31, Registration Nr: N2435Y, Flight Plan Filed: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
23-MAR-1997 12:00
Event ID: 1070500452, Report Number: NGLTLAF97001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL, Diagonal Separation: 0 ft
Reporing aircraft: GREAT LAKES AVIATION LTD, RAYTHEON 1900, Operation: U.S. AIR CARRIER (14 CFR 121 OR 125), Sight Separation: 3 sec, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-30, Operation: OTHER, PA30, Registration Nr: N38760, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Level Flight/Cruise
04-SEP-1995 19:50
Event ID: 1070510234, Report Number: NGLTLAF95001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: GREAT LAKES AVIATION LTD, RAYTHEON 1900, Operation: AIR TAXI (14 CFR 135), Altitude: 2400 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Landing
Other aircraft: PIPER PA-28, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N5040T, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb
18-NOV-1992 14:17
Event ID: 1070509511, Report Number: NGLTLAF92001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: MESABA AVIATION INC, SWEARINGEN-FAIRCHILD SA-227, Operation: COMMUTER (14 CFR 135), Altitude: 400 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Descent
Other aircraft: PURDUE UNIVERSITY, PIPER PA-28, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N529PU, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Landing

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2015-09-09
Time: Dawn (07:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-300 KING (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N999ZG, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 10, Location: BASE LEG 12 NM SW, Above Ground: 1500 ft, Speed: 230 knots, Miles From Airport: 12 mi, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - medium, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged radome, Effect On Flight: None, Out Of Service: 15000 h, Repair Costs: $3000, Other Costs: $14610, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx OPERATOR / OWNER = COOK AIRCRAFT LEASING INC
Remarks: THIS WAS A SINGLE PILOT REPOSITION FLIGHT FROM BLOOMINGTON IN TO LAFAYETTE IN TO PICK UP PAX AND RETURN TO BLOOMINGTON. WEATHER CONDITIONS IN LAF WERE SCATTERED TO BROKEN CLOUDS AROUND 1400 AND 2500 MSL WITH VISIBILITY AROUND 3 SM IN LIGHT RAIN. ON BASE LEG VECTORS FOR THE ILS 10 AND WERE AT 2300 MSL (ABOUT 1500 AGL) AND GOING 230 KIAS. ABOUT 4 NM FROM THE FINAL APCH COURSE AND 12 NM FROM THE ARPT, STRUCK SINGLE BIRD ON THE RADOME. STRIKE SIGNIFICANTLY DENTED THE RADOME. DENT RESEMBLED SHAPE AND SIZE OF A SOCCER BALL DEPRESSING THE RADOME ABOUT 2". IT WAS ESTIMATED THAT THE BIRD WAS A DUCK. BIRD GUTS AND FEATHERS SPRAYED OVER THE NOSE AND ON BOTH WINDSHIELDS, CENTERED ON THE PILOT'S SIDE. RADAR CONTINUED TO FUNCTION BUT WAS SHUT DOWN SHORTLY AFTER AS A PRECAUTION. FLIGHT CONTINUED TO LAF W/OUT ANY OTHER INCIDENTS OR INTERRUPTIONS. DAMAGE FROM INCIIDENT WILL REQUIRE THE RADOME TO BE REPAIRED OR REPLACED WITH AN ESTIMATED COST OF $10,000 TO $20,000 AND 1 WEEK OF DOWN TIME.
2015-09-08
Time: Day (08:21), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Government, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N592PU, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 23, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Red-tailed hawk, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR / OWNER = TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Remarks: INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT THEY WERE APPLYING POWER. 5 KNOTS FROM T/O WHEN THEY SAW BIRD FLY IN FRONT OF THEM. ONCE AIRBORN THEY HEARD A THUD INDICATING THEY STRUCK THE BIRD, POSSIBLY WITH THE LANDING GEAR. NOTIFIED TOWER AND LANDED SAFELY ON RWY 28.
2014-11-20
Time: Day (11:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N584PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 105 knots, Miles From Airport: 1 mi, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Propeller, Struck Other, Comm 1 Antenna, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = ONE xxxx-x (xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx), FAA DAILY REPORT APP EVENT ID xxxxxx OPERATOR / OWNER = TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Remarks: ONLY INDICATION WAS FLUID ON WINDSHIELD AND SOME FEATHERS ON THE UPPER PORTION OF COMM 1 ANTENNA.
2014-09-30
Time: Day (17:02), Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N588PU, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Propeller, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: OPER = TRUSTEE OF PURDUE UNIV. SOURCE = MOR LAF-M-xxxx/xx/xx-xxxx, DAILY REPOT APP EVENT xxxxxx
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON T/O ROLL AIRBORNE ON A TOUCH AND GO. BIRD HIT PROP AND WINDHSL.D A/C LANDED SAFELY. DMG UNKN. (DATA ENTRY NOTE:UNCERTAIN IF THEY MADE A PREC LDG)
2014-06-27
Time: Day (08:45), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N589PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 10, Speed: 65 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Swallows, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIVERSITY SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxxx, Rx)
Remarks: STUDENT BELIEVES IT WAS A SWALLOW. STRIKE OCCURRED DURING A TOUCH AND GO SO WE JUST FULL STOPPED AFTER.
2013-12-20
Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-560 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N831QS, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird, Report Type: MOR
Comments: OPER = NETJET SALES SOURCE = MOR LAF-M-xxxx/xx/xx-xxxx
Remarks: LAFAYETTE AVIATION CALLED TO NOTIFY TWR THAT N831QS STRUCK A BIRD WITH LEFT WING TIP UPON LDG. NO DMG NOTED.
2012-10-20
Time: Day (19:33), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Miami Air Intl, Aircraft: B-737-800 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N739MA, Flight: 334, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 137 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: Over 100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: American robin, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
2012-10-15
Time: Dusk (19:15), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N580PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR / OWNER = TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Remarks: BIRD REPTD AS "SMALL, BLACK".
2012-09-27
Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N585PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: Other, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIV
Remarks: PHASE WAS APCH, ASSUME DOING TOUCH AND GOES AS EFFECT IS REPORTED AS PRECAUTIONARY LANDING.
2012-09-18
Time: Dusk (20:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N591PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Above Ground: 350 ft, Speed: 93 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR / OWNER = TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Remarks: HGT REPTD AS 300-400 FEET AGL (TOOK AVERAGE), SPEED REPTD AS 90-95 KTS (TOOK AVERAGE).
2012-06-14
Time: Day (16:34), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N595PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Above Ground: 750 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Miles From Airport: 2 mi, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = TRUSTEES OF PURUDE UNIV SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: BIRD SPLATTERED ON WINDSHIELD. NO REMAINS LEFT TO IDENTIFY. BROWNISH WHITE BIRD.
2012-01-09
Time: Day (12:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N591PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 28, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 105 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Red-tailed hawk, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = PURDUE UNIV (TRUSTEES OF) SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx ) (x/xx/xx UPDATED OPER)
Remarks: PHASE WAS APCH, MADE PREC LDG. PROBABLY DOING TOUCH AND GO'S. NO DMG.
2011-09-23
Time: Day (18:58), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CIRRUS SR 20/22 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N585PU, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Above Ground: 20 ft, Speed: 75 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIVERSITY (x/xx/xx UPDATED OPER)
2011-06-07
Time: Day (09:15), Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N31862, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Above Ground: 450 ft, Speed: 70 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx OPERATOR /OWNER = PURDUE PILOTS INC
Remarks: SMALL BROWN BIRD IMPACTED PAX SIDE WINDSCREEN. NO DMG TO A/C. ALT REPTD AS BOTH 600 AND 300, TOOK AVG.
2011-02-25
Time: Night (19:11), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N38394, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 23, Above Ground: 400 ft, Speed: 77 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: Unknown bird - small, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Propeller, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Tail, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR / OWNER = BRIAN HARRIS / PURDUE PILOTS INC
Remarks: SMALL FLOCK OF SMALL BIRDS. PILOT ADVISED THERE APPEARED TO BE NO DMG TO PLANE, JUST BLOOD AND GUTS ON UNDERSIDE OF THE WINGS AND ON THE TAIL.
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