Category Archives: Construction

Galaxy FBO Hangar Construction Video

It’s not everyday that an organization makes such an effort to showcase their new facility. But GalaxyFBO did a superb job doing just that. Constructed just north of Houston, TX at the Lone Star Executive Airport, GalaxyFBO captures the complete construction timeline in just 2-minutes of video…

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Basic Considerations When Selecting A Hangar Door

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Hangar doors. They are the subject of deep debate and often the source of much pain and frustration. We’ve all asked the questions…

  • What type of door should I get?
  • Should the door face the sun?
  • What’s better, bi-fold, rolling, or hydraulic?
  • How tall should the opening be?
  • Why can’t I get my door open?
  • Why are the floor guides for the sliding doors so high?

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Pave It And They Will Come – Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

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Just south of the EAA Fairgrounds, Fond du Lac Regional Airport just finished up a series of improvements that created shovel-ready plots for new hangar construction. The original plan was scheduled over a three-year timeline but because all the planning and funding were already in place, the entire project was completed over the course of approximately one year. Continue reading Pave It And They Will Come – Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

SWA Upgrades MCO Hangar With New Metal Roof Overlay

Hangar-Roof-ReplacementOrlando International Airport – Southwest Airlines re-roofed a 75,000 square foot hangar using several metal construction industry,  veteran-owned companies.  Continue reading SWA Upgrades MCO Hangar With New Metal Roof Overlay

HangarPad Review – Hangar & Home Remodel At Spruce Creek

Cirrus SR22 looking outside the hangar to blue skyI enjoy the home remodeling process. Add a hangar and home remodel at the same time and I am a kid in a candy store. The latest subject for our HangarPad Review sits right in the heart of Spruce Creek Airpark. This airpark is the largest in the world and includes a golf course, restaurant, and even a hair salon right on the main taxiway. Through an introduction via the Cirrus Owner and Pilot Association (COPA), I had the opportunity to visit the home of Canadian Adam Bryan and see the end result of a major renovation. Continue reading HangarPad Review – Hangar & Home Remodel At Spruce Creek