Jamb-Guided Canopy Doors - Aircraft Hangar Doors
Your facility is unique in its design, size and usage. Its Canopy door must also be one-of-a-kind - custom designed by Fleming engineers who will carefully assist you in selecting the most suitable type. The Canopy type door is used not only as the primary door system, but also for special applications; such as an Aircraft Tail Door in combination with slide doors, or Special Vehicle Entry Doors. Canopy Doors by Fleming feature:
- Fast, dependable, all-weather operation with absolute safety
- Tight weathering for maximum heat conservation
- Low yearly maintenance expense
- Optimum usable interior working and exterior apron space
- Controlled opening heights for vehicles and smaller aircraft
Many in aviation prefer canopy doors. The advantages are numerous where slide door stacking space is unavailable or takes usable work space. The open door canopy adds protected working area. The sturdy design provides long, trouble free life; fast, economical all weather operation with maximum heat conservation. Options include full insulation, sash, personnel doors, louvers, and plastic panels. Customize Fleming canopy doors by sheeting with your siding, or ours, in any style and color desired.
These doors are generally used for aircraft tail doors above a slide door system. For openings up to 50' wide by 40' high. Jamb-Guided Canopy Doors are single piece doors guided by curved tracks and rollers at the jambs. Ideal for many types of roofs. Jamb Guided Canopy Doors require minimum structural support and headroom requirements. Fleming will locate motor operators at jambs, overhead or at floor level for easy servicing.
China Airlines' Main Overhaul Base at Chung Tseng International Airport in Taiwan was designed jointly by CEDI and Burns & McDonnel. There are two side-by-side motor-operated Biparting Hangar Door Systems for two openings 230'-0" wide by 30'-0" high motor-operated Canopy Tail Doors. The doors and operating hardware were designed to withstand 121PSF typhoon wind loads.