Aircraft hangers are an important facet of any airstip or airport. They may range from a simple structure to protect aircraft from the outside weather and temperatures to one that houses advanced workshops for parts installation and aircraft maintenance. No matter the type, aircraft hangers have been a part of the aviation industry since the first aircraft, and they serve to protect and house aircraft as well as the tools to maintain them. Hangers can also be a very lively place as technicians and crews work to maintain and service housed aircraft. Ensuring that proper safety is upheld in hangers can guarantee protection of personnel, aircraft, and various aircraft hanger parts.


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A strut is a structural part found in architectural construction projects used to resist longitudinal compression. They provide supplemental outward-facing support to a structure in the direction of their length, and can be used to separate individual components from each other, essentially providing the opposite function of ties. Struts are typically made from fiber-reinforced plastic, steel, or aluminum and are often installed along with support cables or other additional systems. While they are predominantly used for building constructions, struts also have many an application in the timber framing industry, where they are utilized to provide support and bracing to lighter scantlings easily. There are two main parts used to supplement struts: channels and fittings.


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In the aviation and aerospace industry, it’s essential that those working in the maintenance and supply chain sectors take care of the tools and resources being used. Even things as simple as electric wires and cables can suffer damage from overuse and while they may be readily available at some stores, they should still warrant great care. Replacing too many tools can accumulate financially, so it would be wise to do everything possible to extend the life of such tools. Below, you can read some helpful tips on ways to make your cables and electric wires last longer. 


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As a multitude of things that we rely on everyday utilize power through electricity, it is important that there are various safeguards put in place. With systems such as circuit breakers and switches, we can rest easy knowing that we and our homes are protected from electric shocks, electrical fires, and more. Although most buildings and homes have these safeguards in place, many people do not know the difference between the two. In this blog, we will discuss the difference between a circuit breaker and a switch, and how they both work to protect different things.


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Drones, formerly known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, have been present as far back as the 1800s when its primitive model was unveiled in the form of a balloon carrier. In this decade, drones have become widely known and coveted because of the many uses that it can achieve. From wildlife surveying to military operations, a drone can be useful in just about every field and industry. Below, find a brief description of the many drones types there are and the purposes they serve.


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With the great complexities and abilities of aircraft and space vehicles, it comes with little surprise that aerospace components are built with the greatest amount of precision possible. Aerospace and aircraft parts undergo situations with very high pressure and altitude during operation, and thus require great ability of functionality under these conditions.


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For the uninformed outsider, aircraft can be dizzyingly complex and difficult to understand. Fortunately, this blog is here to break down the different components of an aircraft’s body, and what their purpose is. 


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A Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGE) code is a  unique 5-digit alphanumeric identifier assigned to suppliers to various government and defense agencies, as well as government agencies. Any organization wishing to be a supplier for the Department of Defense or bid for government contracts is issued a CAGE code by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Though issued by the DLA, other countries can be assigned a NATO Commercial and Government Entity Code (NCAGE), which are legitimate under the NATO Codification System (NCS). 


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Modern aircraft are replete with electrical systems, for everything ranging from controls and navigation, to interior climate management and lighting. Of course, these systems need connectors to transmit power and data. Electrical connectors can be found in the airframe, control panels, engines, landing gear, cabin, galley applications, and sensors. Ranging from Amphenol high-speed connectors to expanded beam solutions, connectors fulfill numerous vital functions on an aircraft. 


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It’s that moment. The aircraft has reached cruising altitude and the pilot has switched off the seatbelt signs, and you see the metal cart being pushed down the aisle. The air hostess eventually arrives at your seat and asks the question you have been waiting all morning for; “Coffee”?


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