An inflatable fuselage sealing ring, enables the main bulk of the plane to remain outside, while important maintenance on the aircraft nose can be achieved within the hangar.
The Eznis hangar features a bespoke ring for an Avro RJ85 plane. Once the plane is in position the ring can be quickly inflated to provide a perfect seal against the elements. A weatherproof seal is an important feature in any climate, but especially important in this part of Mongolia where winter temperatures can plummet to minus 40 degrees.
When the sealing ring is not in use, two small top hung sliding doors set onto the hangar door slabs can be closed to secure the hangar.
For more information about the slab doors and outriggers on this hangar, see our Doors with outriggers section.