Gulfstream Sells Last Commercially Available G550

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has sold the last commercially available Gulfstream G550™, clearing the way for production of the award-winning business-aviation icon to wind down. The final commercial aircraft will be delivered to a customer in 2021. “The G550 set the standard for subsequent aircraft and the industry,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “With […]

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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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