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2008-09-29 03:00:23

By Heerwagen, Peter Arcadia Aviation, the fixed-base operator at the Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport in Martinsburg, has completed construction of its first hangar and is about to receive its first private jet customer, said Hank Willard, vice president for development. Owned by Rob Garrett in New York City, Arcadia's business model is to establish a presence at secondary airports near large international airports to capture private aviation business that does not want the...

2008-09-16 21:00:20

By Nadia Malik T-hangars an attractive idea, but airport board worries about costs nmalik@@dailyherald.com Chicago Executive Airport is stuck in the middle of an economics dilemma. If more hangars are built for planes at the airport - owned jointly by Prospect Heights and Wheeling - it'll cost more money, meaning those garages will be more expensive to rent out. That might mean customers will go elsewhere. Meanwhile, if they don't build the hangars, they're giving up one of the...

2008-08-22 21:00:18

By Nadia Malik nmalik@@dailyherald.com A developer that has been submitting proposals for three years has received the go-ahead for a project at Chicago Executive Airport. The Sovereign Development Group, based in Massachusetts, will replace two old hangars on property near Milwaukee Avenue with four bigger hangars and a restaurant "It was a very difficult decision," Allan Englehardt, chairman of the Chicago Executive Airport board, said of choosing between alternative proposals. "I...

2008-07-25 21:00:27

By CHRIS KICK By CHRIS KICK Staff Writer WOOSTER -- The county's airport board continued its discussion Tuesday into the construction of new T-hangars and improvements to hangars and their use. With buzz of planes launching on the runway, the board, Wayne County Commissioner Cheryl Noah and County Planning Director Betsy Sparr reviewed from inside an aircraft hangar options for a project that includes construction of up to 10 hangars. They are called T- hangars because of the T-shaped...

2008-06-19 03:00:23

By Marcus, Samantha Construction slated to start this summer on a new La Crosse Municipal Airport hangar has been postponed indefinitely, airport officials said. The sluggish economy has cut demand and swelled costs of construction and materials. Airport officials had anticipated a $275,000 price tag for the new 10-stall hangar, but the price of steel has raised that estimate from $460,000 to more than $600,000, said Airport Manager Dan Wruck. The airport would have to charge $450 to...

2008-06-18 06:00:21

By Matt Sanders, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Jun. 18--MAYFIELD, Ky. -- -- Additional hangar space will draw more corporate clients and private pilots to the Mayfield-Graves County Airport, where other renovation and expansion projects are under way, airport board Chairman Todd McBee said. The Federal Aviation Administration has earmarked approximately $50,000 for the airport to design three hangars large enough to accommodate the most popular corporate aircraft -- eight- to 12-seat turbo-prop...

2006-07-14 07:34:28

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - What is believed to be the world's largest photo was successfully created in a hangar that had been converted into a massive camera at the former El Toro Marine Corps base. About 30 people showed up Wednesday to see the fuzzy, 28-by-108 foot black-and-white image taken by six photographers from the nonprofit Legacy Project. The photo, taken Saturday, shows the control towers, palm trees and a portable toilet. The photo was created using the centuries-old principle of...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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