Utah Aeronautics Division Director Achieves Accreditation; Runs for Mayor

By Kim J Stevens Jared Esselman, the Director of Aeronautics for the Utah Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division recently earned the American Association of Airport Executive’s (AAAE) Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) designation. He has also announced he is running for Mayor in his hometown of Herriman. Esselman tells the State Aviation Journal that he has […]

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Two Utah Composites Companies Win U.S. Air Force Small Business Technology Transfer Grants

Two Utah composite materials companies recently won three Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants from the United States Air Force (USAF) for their innovative concepts which aim to solve defense-related problems. The winning proposals were developed with the help of the Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) and focus on composite material innovations for […]

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Guardian Flight Acquires Sunrise Air Ambulance, Bringing Total Arizona Footprint to Nine Bases

Guardian Flight, a Global Medical Response company, has purchased Sunrise Air Ambulance and its four air medical transport bases in Arizona. Sunrise, headquartered in Show Low, Ariz., has a fixed wing and a rotor wing operation there and fixed wing operations in Springerville and Safford. The Sunrise acquisition brings Guardian Flight’s total dedicated Arizona air […]

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Adam Beach to Represent Paint/Interior Sales and Support at Duncan Aviation’s Provo Facility

Duncan Aviation has announced that an 18-year veteran of the company, Adam Beach, has accepted the position of Sales Representative for the Paint and Interior Sales team at its new Provo, Utah, facility. Although leadership and the technical side of the business are nothing new to Beach as he’s fulfilled various leadership and technical roles […]

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Al Stuart to Be Honored With AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Al Stuart, A.A.E., Superintendent of Operations at Salt Lake City International Airport, will receive the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Al is an outstanding colleague who has served the nation’s aviation community in […]

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