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PNNL Aircraft Facility Receives “Gold Standard” Recognition
Published: June 30, 2008
Posted: July 09, 2008

The federal Interagency Committee for Aviation Policy (ICAP) has awarded its highest Gold Standard Certificate to the DOE Richland Operations office for excellent safety and operations management of the Office of Science (SC)-supported Research Aircraft Facility at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The award was issued on the basis of supporting documentation provided by the DOE Office of Aviation Management, MA-30, as to how this facility actively supports the ICAP Safety Standards Agreement and meets or exceeds the requirements of Federal Management Regulations Part 102-33 pertaining to the management of Government aircraft. This award is primarily due to the outstanding work of the facility chief pilot, Robert Hannigan, over three decades of support to SC research aviation activities at PNNL.

Contact: Ashley Williamson, SC-23.1, (301) 903-3120, Rick Petty, SC-23.1, (301) 903-5548
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Atmospheric System Research
  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER
      (formerly SC-23.1 Life Sciences Division, OBER)

 

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