While at the EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, W, I had the opportunity to meet a recently retired American Airlines 777 captain by the name of Bob Moreland. During our brief introduction, I learned of a unique hangar project he recently completed at the Rockford International Airport (KRFD) in northern Illinois. He was able to share a little information with me at that time but invited me to visit the complex when our schedules allowed. We finally found a common date in late October. The colder temperatures set the stage for what I was about to witness. Continue reading Hangar Heating – Passive Solar Up To 55 Degrees
You just landed and rushed to get the airplane in the hangar due to a quickly approaching thunderstorm. Your flight plan is closed, all your post-flight inspections are complete, the aircraft is back in the hangar, the hangar door is closed, your belongings have been transferred from your aircraft to your car, and you are off to catch dinner with your family and friends. Life is good … so you think.