North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume 1 Number 4
February 27,1989
Employees at the existing Indianapolis
hangar perform an overnight
maintenance check on a USAir DC-9.
page 2
The Board of Directors of USAir
Group has approved a ninth stock
offering under the employee stock
purchase plan.
page 3
Station management positions
continue to be realigned across the
combined system.
page 5
For 27 years, Customer Service
Agent Jerry Bardsley has enjoyed
being a part of the team at
Indianapolis—from the Lake Central
days to the new USAir.
$19.6 million maintenance hangar
to be built at Indianapolis
USAir will begin construction of a 149,450 square-foot aircraft-mainte-
nance hangar at Indianapolis International Airport in July 1989, which
will include a three-bay hangar and various line-maintenance shops.
The new, $19.6 million facility replaces
an existing mid-field hangar that
USAir occupies and will be located in
the newly-developed northwest quad
rant of the airport. Construction of a
new 10,000-foot runway and cormect-
ing taxiway system is now underway,
necessitating the move.
According to Garner Miller, USAir
senior vice president-maintenance and
engineering, the company will use the
new facility to perform line mainte
nance and cleaning operations. The
hangar is scheduled for completion in
January 1991.
Several specialized maintenance
functions to be located in the new
hangar will include a sheet metal
shop, wheel and brake shops, parts
cleaning, small parts repair, quality
control and inspection, and a stock
In addition, the new facility wall
accommodate two narrow-body and
one wide-body aircraft at the same
“We also wUl have the space and
capability to wash and polish aircraft
simultaneous with the maintenance
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