Category Archives: 2014 Jul/Aug

Product Spotlight: – The Port-A-Cool Hurricane

Evaporate-Coolers-Hangar-Port-A-CoolHangars can be hot places. Even if other service doors or garage doors are open providing a cross flow breeze, there may not be any escape from the heat. In the past, HangarSphere has looked into the benefits of very large, ceiling-mounted fans that help cool the environment in your hangar. The benefits of these fans were obvious but they are not the only option in keeping your workplace cooler during the summer heat. Continue reading Product Spotlight: – The Port-A-Cool Hurricane

A Day Inside The Hornet’s Nest – Home Of The Blue Angels

130715-N-SN160-023I’ve seen the Blue Angels perform just three times in my life. The first time occurred before the age of ten when I was impressionable and everything in my life evolved around paper airplanes and model rockets. My next opportunity was when I flew as an airline pilot for Air Wisconsin. The last time I saw them perform was at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport (KJVL) just after 9/11.  Continue reading A Day Inside The Hornet’s Nest – Home Of The Blue Angels

Hangar Owners vs. FAA – Let’s just avoid this scenario entirely

If we followed the rules governing airport usage, funding, and compliance word-for-word, I guarantee you that every single hangar owner (and airport sponsor for that matter) would be in violation and expose their airports to the potential risk of losing their Federal grant funding for what is being stored in hangars built on land assigned as Aeronautical Use. If you are asking the question, “how does what I’m storing in my privately owned or rented hangar affect how my airport qualifies for Federal funding?” then you’ll be surprised at the answer.
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