Predator LRE Aircraft Maintenance Hangar - Fort Huachuca, AZ
Pond designed the facility, for the 214th Reconnaissance Group, to support maintenance for the MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The facility consists of a single general maintenance hangar bay sized to accommodate four (4) MQ-1B Predator aircraft or three (3) MQ-9 Reaper aircraft. Also provided is a general purpose / maintenance shop, engine maintenance shop, avionics shop, battery charging room, administrative, conference room / break room, storage, mechanical, electrical, communications, fire protection, restrooms and break room.
This aircraft maintenance hangar is pursuing LEED® Silver Certification with USGBC. On-site renewable energy was pursued by using photo-voltaic panels to offset a minimum of 3% of the building’s energy costs. Also, solar power is used for generating hot water for the facility. Overall, energy recovery and other strategies were used to achieve a minimum 30% energy cost savings below the IESNA / ASHRAE 90.1 baseline.
I recently had the opportunity to meet with the Georgia State Legislature Joint Study Committee on Airport Infrastructure and Improvements. I presented findings evaluating Georgia's current aviation infrastructure with a special focus on hangars. A clear plan for...
ATLANTA – (9.25.20) – Pond welcomes Bob Ruch, US Army Colonel (retired) as Executive Vice President for Defense and Federal. With over 30 years of military experience and leadership, he will oversee Pond’s support to the Army, Navy, Air Force, and National Guard as...