Washington Bible College
Bachelor of Arts, Bible, 1985
Mr. Estes has over 15 years of editorial and publishing experience. As a Senior Editor at PAI Consulting, he uses this experience to provide editorial support to PAI’s Government and industry clients. Mr. Estes writes, edits, reviews, and formats a number of different document types, including notices of meeting, special studies, presentations, records of meetings, daily summaries, comment summaries, scientific reports, technical manuals, and Web pages. He helps authors create documents that accurately convey information using proper English; the appropriate style standards, including the U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual, Federal Register Document Drafting Handbook, and PAI in-house style; and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Plain Language Program. Mr. Estes writes project-specific style sheets and creates and modifies graphics and tables to increase clarity, focus, and ease of comprehension.
Mr. Estes’s major projects at PAI have included drafting, editing, and formatting a variety of documents for numerous Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) programs, the FAA Office of Rulemaking (ARM), and the FAA Aircraft Certification Service (AIR). He has edited and formatted procedures manuals for industry clients, and supported the drafting, editing, and production of aviation regulations for a foreign government client. In addition, Mr. Estes has provided FAA exemption processing support, digitized and processed historic FAA records, cataloged incident and accident reports, and provided editing support for the twice‑yearly Aviation Safety InfoShare conference.
Previously, Mr. Estes worked on projects for the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Department of Interior (DOI). He provided editorial support to a grants office of the DOI, where he edited scientific reports, summaries, and abstracts, and published those reports on a Web page. He also edited technical manuals for the USAF.