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People are living in hangars at Shreveport Downtown Airport, FAA says

If you manage an airport or have hangars that are privately owned you really should read this articles. This is not a rare situation the FAA is looking into airports across the county to ensure airports are complying with their Grants and Assurances.  https://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/2018/05/24/people-living-hangars-shreveport-downtown-airport-faa-says/641529002/  
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Taxiway closure barricades

When closing a taxiway for temporary maintenance, I was wondering what other airports use as a guideline for spacing the barricades?  The AC references they must be spaced smaller than the wing span of the smallest aircraft to be excluded.  It also mentions 4 feet, when spacing to exlude vehicles is a consideration.
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Scheduling

Hey Ops!   I just wanted to reach out and see what the industry is doing in the way of schedules for employees. Primarily, Operations and Maintenance. We have an opportunity to make some changes and we're wondering what the standard is for the industry. Five 8hr shifts? Four 10hr shift? Splits? On call?   PWM is a 24/7 Small Hub airport with almost 2 million passengers annual and growing. We have a brutal Winter...
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General Aviation Supervisor

http://www.flymemphis.com/Areas/Admin/Images/Upload_2018245080711.pdf   MEM
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UAV Airport Operations

Hi everyone, We are now flying UAVs here at our airport. The Golden Triangle Regional Airport owns and operates the UAVs. We fly the UAVs in our Class D airspace under an approved FAA 107 authorization. Our UAVs are a really useful airport tool.     Here is a link to a new news article with more information. http://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12413581/gtr-airport-uses-drones-for-airport-safety   Hopefully, many more airports will start utilizing UAVs in the future.       
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