Cantilever structure for a wing hangar

CantileverStructure
 

The concrete structure of the BOAC Wing Hangar uses the cantilever principle, with the upright acting as a pivot. On one side the roof overhangs, while on the other it is weighted and attached to the ground. This creates a large, clear space in which the nose and wings of the aeroplane can be serviced.

 

 

 
 
 
 
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