LINCOLN, NEB. — In June of 2014, Duncan Aviation will complete the largest expansion project its Lincoln, Nebraska, location has ever seen. A time lapse video showing the 175,000-square-foot facility currently under construction from start to its present status is now available for viewing. The sequence of images used to compose the video was pulled from a camera mounted on a nearby hangar.
The video and still photos of the maintenance hangar and shop space construction are available here.
The new construction is comprised of two 40,000-square-foot maintenance hangars and a 95,000-square-foot office and shop space. The overall dimensions of the building are 630 feet by 200 feet. The hangar will stand 46-feet tall at the eave and approximately 52 feet at the peak.
The facility’s foundation and footings were initially poured in 2012 and the framing, rafters, insulation and roofing sheets have been added so far this year. Most visibly notable is the main frame steel construction, completed in April, and the roofing, which was finalized just one month later. The first maintenance hangar is expected to be completed near the first quarter of 2014 and the entire structure will open that summer.
The expansion comes in response to customer requests and changing customer needs. As the industry continues to shift toward larger business aircraft, a trend fueled by technological advances and increased globalization, Duncan Aviation’s current hangars are unable to accommodate the volume of maintenance, modifications and completions work our customers require.
To learn more about Duncan Aviation, visit www.DuncanAviation.aero or stop by Duncan Aviation at stand #327 at EBACE 2013 held May 21-23 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint and interior services, and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at +1 402.475.4125 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Battle Creek, Michigan; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Provo, Utah. We also have dozens of other facilities strategically located throughout the United States to provide customers with regional support and the quickest response possible to avionics, engine and airframe Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.
For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit www.DuncanAviation.aero
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