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  • Ari Ketola

Raise Awareness to Lessen FOD Damages

Foreign Object Debris (FOD) poses a significant threat to aircraft and equipment, leading to potential injuries and substantial financial losses within the aviation industry. According to Boeing, the annual cost of FOD-related damages reaches a staggering $4 billion.

FOD Prevention Program

FOD includes a wide range of material, including loose hardware, pieces of luggage, cargo supporting material and plastic pallet covers.


To mitigate risks, a comprehensive FOD prevention program of training, facility inspection and coordination between all affected parties can minimise FOD and its effects.


A program to control airport FOD is most effective when it addresses four main areas:


1. Training

2. Inspection by airline, airport, and airplane handling agency personnel

3. Maintenance

4. Coordination


Airlines, ground handling agents and airport operators can reduce this cost by taking steps to prevent airport FOD.


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Best regards,

Pertti

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