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Failed Inspections

I'm looking for examples of failed inspections, I want to show my guys what a bad light looks like along with any other failures you may have had on the field. Anything you have or may have seen I would appreciate pictures!  Please send to gbarentine@cityhs.net  Thank you!!! 
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Airport Improvement: Hi-Lite, The Next Chapter

  Exciting news is in your mailbox this week from Airport Improvement! In 2019, Hi-Lite celebrates 30 years in business. To mark this occasion, Hi-Lite is taking on bold new technologies to transform airfield maintenance. We are introducing Spec-Rite, the ONLY software in the world designed to manage specific maintenance obstacles for a safe and compliant airfield.   Recent changes in the FAA P-620 Specification for runway and taxiway markings have challenged airports in managing...
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About Hi-Lite | Services | Contact Us Airfield Maintenance Services

Hi-Lite’s airfield maintenance services and products are available through competitively solicited cooperative contract #062817-HLA. Airports of all sizes in the United States and Canada benefit. Satisfy procurement requirements and hire the best in the industry.  Services include: Airfield Markings Assessments Runway and Taxiway Markings Runway Rubber Removal Friction Testing Additionally, airports can purchase consumable products including: AEROGREEN Cleaning Products Airport Traffic Paint Airport Glass Beads Stencils Graco Stripers  Click here to access contract documents.
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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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Hi-Lite Airfield Services

Hi-Lite Airfield Services, LLC Hi-Lite is a global leader in Airfield Markings Maintenance, Contracting and Consulting. We offer innovative and sustainable maintenance solutions to maximize airport operations, safety and meet the stringent requirements of FAA Part 139 and ICAO Annex 14.  Hi-Lite is a centralized source of solutions with a full range of services in airside safety. We offer innovative airfield assessment services as well as runway rubber removal, friction testing, and airfield markings application....
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UAS Operations

I have a quick question, has any airport concerned the use of drones on their airport. For taking pictures for grants, development, inspections (not daily) or any way?  I have been thinking about using them in lieu of aerial photography of the airport and for part 77 inspections.  If anyone is using them please let me know and please email me any policies you may have.  Thank you,  Glen  Gbarentine@cityhs.net
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Snow and Ice Plan

I need a little help, I need to revise my snow and ice plan. What I need is help from the southern airport that doesn't have lots of snow or ice. How do you comply with this requirement when you don't have the equipment.   Please if you can share your plan email me a copy and thank you so much for all your help. Gbarentine@cityhs.net   Thank you,  Glen 
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Hi-Lite New Airfield Maintenance Service

Airfield Assessments by Hi-Lite are the safest, fastest, most responsible and cost-effective approach to keeping airfields safe.    Follow this link and find out more      http://go.hi-lite.com/139
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New Budget Cuts in Aviation

Here are a few articles that i found that would affect airports....   Trump budget calls for privatizing nation's air traffic control operations ...   Trump's budget calls for higher passenger fees and a privatized air ...   Essential Air Service faces ax under Trump's budget plan | News ...         Budget threatens city's commercial air service
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Airport Minimal Standards

I need examples of Airport Minimal Standards. Currently Hot Springs doesn't have any published/official minimal standards. PLEASE help me with anything you have.  Email them to me at Gbarentine@cityhs.net  Thank you for your help  Glen     
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