For Immediate Release:
July 22, 2011

Media Contact:
Marc Henderson

305-976-7017



FEDEX DONATES BOEING 727-200 TO MIAMI-DADE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AND GEORGE T. BAKER AVIATION SCHOOL


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
On Thursday, July 21, FedEx donated a Boeing B727-200 aircraft to the Miami-Dade Aviation Department that will also be used by George T. Baker Aviation School, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and local, state and federal law enforcement agencies for training purposes. The plane will be housed at Miami International Airport (MIA) for use in FAA-mandated airport certification, Fire Rescue and law enforcement drills and maintenance and repair training.

FEDEX DONATES BOEING 727-200 TO MIAMI-DADE AVIATION DEPARTMENT
From left to right: Beth Rush, FedEx Contracts Administrator, Aircraft Acquisition and Sales; Sean Gallagan Principal of George T. Baker Aviation School and David Sutton, FedEx Managing Director for Aircraft Acquisitions and Sales

The FedEx donation is the third aircraft given to George T. Baker Aviation School within the last 14 months. The school also received an MD-80 aircraft and a Boeing 737 aircraft, both of which reside on their campus across the street from Miami International Airport.


 

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