Thursday, October 21, 2010

Airship Hangar Doors

Spec-Dor's expertise was tested again when challenged to design airship hangar doors by the UAE Armed Forces.

airship hangar doors
The opening required to manoeuvre an airship in and out of the hangar is much larger than that required by a conventional airplane. Hence, there were several hangar door design issues to overcome. The article Airship Hangar Door Design Takes Spec-Dor to New Heights describes the challenges and how they were met by Spec-Dor, drawing on more than 32 years of experience in the aircraft hangar door business.

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