Biofidelic bird

ALPHA - The test specimen for bird impact tests

The bone and tissue structure was derived from a CT scan of an average chicken (1.8 kg). The tissue structures with their different properties replicate the outer shell and internal organs of the bird.

  • Artificial test body corresponding to a 1.8 kg chicken
  • True to nature with skeleton and soft tissues
  • Identical test specimen => reproducible test result


  • True to nature test sample
  • High reproducibility
  • Plannable, constant availability
  • Reduction of cleaning effort 
  • Increased efficiency in test processing 

Wide range of applications:

  • Aircraft engines
  • Wing edges
  • Windscreens of airplanes
  • Windshields of high-speed trains
  • Helicopters