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.
PAANG Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of New Flight Simulator
Pond’s Greg Culpepper (Principal / National Guard Bureau Programs Operation Manger), Mark Hanselman (Senior Structural Engineering), Chris Jenkins (Principal / Director of Structural Engineering), and Mark Susa (Senior Associate / National Guard Bureau Program Leader)...
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Pond’s Dave Yensan, Senior Associate and Program Manager, and Chris Farnie, Senior Vice President, attended the groundbreaking of the C-130 Squad Ops on Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Savannah, Ga. The $8.5 million project consists of a new 24,600 square foot Squadron...