Sheridan, WY, June 04, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Bighorn Airways has been awarded the FAA Diamond Award for 2015. This is the second consecutive year Bighorn Airways received this award, presented as acknowledgement for its commitment to on-going technician training. Bighorn Airways aircraft technicians support operations in Alaska and the Lower 48 on a 24/7 basis during the wildfire season, primarily for smokejumper and paracargo delivery to remote locations.
Bighorn Airways is a diversified aviation operation based in Sheridan, Wyoming, and has been a source of special mission aircraft operations and modifications for over 50 years. Bighorn Airways is a DOD approved carrier and operates a Part 145 repair station, specializing in CASA and Dornier maintenance/modification, as well as avionics sales and installation. Bighorn Airways also includes AG, helicopters and charter operations. Bighorn Airways specializes in remote and STOL operations, including support of joint exercises landing on ice runways on the Beaufort Sea, 200 miles north of Deadhorse, AK.