The war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan has introduced unanticipated tactical challenges. One of the biggest challenges has been to detect and avoid Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Advancements in technology have aided that effort on the front lines and derivatives of that same technology can now be seen protecting aircraft on the ramp and in the hangar from accidental damage while aircraft are under tow or chocked in place (A.K.A. Hangar Rash). Continue reading RampTrack-Reducing Hangar Rash
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.