Michael Baker International Helps Improve Airport Safety with First-Ever Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS) in Georgia

Michael Baker International has provided design and construction administration services for the first Engineered Material Arresting Systems (EMAS) in the state of Georgia which opened at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) in Atlanta earlier this month. EMAS technology can prevent an aircraft from overrunning the runway by using lightweight material designed to decelerate the speed of the […]

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FAA Dedicates New Atlanta Flight Operations Facility

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently dedicated the new Atlanta Flight Operations Facility at Cobb County International Airport in Kennesaw, GA. The new facility will enable the Agency to continue providing outstanding support of the National Airspace System. “The FAA is pleased to locate our critical flight inspection services out of this state-of-the-art facility,” said […]

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WENCOR GROUP ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SILVER WINGS

Wencor Group (“Wencor”), a leading solutions provider to the aerospace aftermarket, today announced the acquisition of Silver Wings Aerospace, a certified 145 repair station specializing in electric power and hydraulic component repair with unique capabilities in Used Serviceable Material (“USM”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are pleased to welcome Silver Wings leadership […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Upgrades Apron Lighting to LED for Safety and Efficiency

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has chosen Bright Light Systems (BLS), an Atlanta-based lighting manufacturer of energy-efficient LED luminaires and wireless lighting controls, to supply high-mast LED lighting for a retrofit of their existing airport apron lighting. Hartsfield-Jackson is the world’s busiest and most efficient airport, serving more than 103 million passengers annually with nonstop […]

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Georgia Airports Association Presents Steve Brian with President’s Award

Photo above – Steve Brian, left, receives the President’s Award from Kevin Britton.  Steve Brian, Manager of the State Aviation Program for the Georgia Department of Transportation, was presented the President’s Award Last week during the Georgia Airports Association (GAA) Annual Conference and Exposition held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. The President’s Award is […]

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Georgia DOT Seeking Aviation Project Manager

The Georgia Department of Transportation, Aviation Programs, is seeking a self-starting experienced project manager who is customer oriented and driven to complete projects within budget, on time and with high standards implemented. Under minimum supervision the Project Manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, and management of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and State aviation planning […]

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Georgia Seeks Aviation Project Manager

On behalf of our client, we are seeking applications for an Aviation Project Manager (APM). Under minimum supervision, our client is seeking a self-starting experienced project manager who is customer oriented and driven to complete projects within budget, on time and with high standards implemented. The APM is responsible for the direction, coordination, and management […]

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