Category Archives: Hangar Doors

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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Paul And Mary’s Version Of Perfection

One oFully Connected Airpark Homef my favorite things I get to do with HangarSphere is discover. The second home built at Dave LeRoux’s Discovery Trail Farm Airpark could not have lived up to that statement and the name of the airpark any better. After learning all about the airport and the history of the airpark’s development to date, Dave introduced me to Paul and Mary Kuntz. They were the first to purchase a lot and build their version of perfection. The home’s design is key as it takes into account a multitude of design requirements based upon personal style, functionality, structural requirements, orientation of the lot, and even the surrounding fields and mountains in the distance. Continue reading Paul And Mary’s Version Of Perfection

Hangar Heating – Doors Up, Dollars Out!

Steel Hangar Lein ToPre-flighting and climbing into a warm airplane in the dead of winter is a luxury that many hangar owners and renters can only dream about. However, a heated hangar is essential for service center providers, aircraft management companies, and FBOs as their operation would be impossible without it. Regardless of who you are, the cost of keeping your hangar warm 24/7 or just a few days at a time is a cost that must always be in the forethought of your mind. Continue reading Hangar Heating – Doors Up, Dollars Out!