Tail Docks

  • Tail Docks

    All Airside aircraft tail docks are constructed to suit various aircraft type internal services levels. They all include:

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    • Structural steel external framework
    • ‘Clam shell’ design for tailplane encapsulation
    • Each taildock is half mounted on recessed rails to allow natural water drainage. Brushstrips are installed adjacent to the wheels to clear debris from the recessed rails. External cladding in powder coated aluminium sheet with designated areas clad in translucent GRP (roof/gable ends)
    • Internal access levels to suit each aircraft covered in non-slip flooring material with removable safety rails and adjustable fingerboards for aircraft contour
    • Access steps to all levels designed to current legislation
    • Fire doors
    • Rain guttering
    • Non explosive lighting
    • Full weather-proofing around central joint for taildock
    • A centrally mounted hoist will aileron removal if necessary
    • Heavy duty stop buffers are positioned at the end of each rail section
    • A ‘buzzbar’ provides power to each half of the taildock

    Options include:
    • Pneumatic air system (ringmain)
    • Insulated cladding system
    • Motorised drive system
    • Adjustable levels

    For further information on a custom-built tail dock call Airside GSE on +44 (0)1252 372 555

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