Thursday, October 6, 2005

Nesting Aircraft


Designing hangars for multiple aircraft is always a challenge. How close can they be nested? The hangar door plays an important part in the layout of any hangar. Different hangar door layouts can help in the logistics of daily hangar operations. Poor hangar door choices are costly errors to make. The US Department of Defense has published a handbook on hangar design. The guidelines may be a little conservative for some FBOs but it is a good start.