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A Veteran’s Day Salute to Military Hangars

As We Honor Those Who Have Served Our Country So Faithfully The history of civilian aircraft hangars follows closely behind the development of military hangars.  In fact, it would be difficult to separate any aviation advances from military aircraft improvements. As we celebrate both Veteran’s Day and National Aviation History Month this month, let’s look at the history of military…

Using Steel Hangars to Safeguard Aircraft

From Red-Iron Hangars to the Wild Blue Yonder Steel hangars are almost as old as manned flight itself. From the early days of flight, protecting the sometimes fragile aircraft from harm was mandatory. Flying into History We often forget that the earliest successful manned flights were not airplanes, but gas balloons. The first manned balloon flight in America was in…

10 More Reasons Metal Buildings Rule

An Additional 10 Benefits Steel Buildings Deliver Our last blog listed ten ways metal buildings beat wood-framed construction, but that was just the beginning. Pre-engineered steel buildings are also: 11. PREFABRICATED: All metal building components are cut, welded, drilled, painted, and marked at the nearest factory, not the job site. Steel framing arrives ready to sort and assemble. 12. RECYCLABLE:…

Building Green Helicopter Hangars

Steel: The Environmentally Sound Choice for Chopper Hangars Astute aircraft owners choose to build green helicopter hangars with steel. Chopper businesses and recreational enthusiasts alike appreciate the environmental benefits afforded by steel construction. An Arial Perspective on the Planet Hovering high over our incredible planet offers chopper pilots and crews a unique view of Earth’s beauty— and its struggles. Along…

Steel Aircraft Hangars

No other building material works better for aircraft hangars than steel; no other metal building offers the advantages of RHINO steel aircraft hangars. The incredible strength of steel makes it ideal for hangars. Only steel framing is able to span such long distances without interior load-bearing supports. RHINO standard metal hangars can clearspan up to 150’ wide; 200’ or even…