Building on IDEX 2013 Success

Rubb Buildings Ltd’s relocatable helicopter and fixed wing aircraft hangar systems have really taken off at Abu Dhabi’s IDEX 2013 show.

Rubb has been promoting its respected Expeditionary Forces Aircraft Shelter System (EFASS) at the International Defence Exhibition at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, UAE. The shelter system, which features hangars, sunshades and warehouses, is uniquely suitable for the military services, designed to be rapidly deployed and erected anywhere in the world.

Rubb Buildings Ltd also show cased there new EFASS-SV hangar at IDEX 2013 following the success from the last show back in 2011 Rubb has built a solid relationship with the Horizon Flight Academy providing them with three 23.4m x 36m steel and aluminum hybrid EFASS structures

Hareb Thani Hareb Al Dhaheri, Horizon Chief Executive Officer said: “We chose Rubb for their reputation in design, development and deployment of temporary hangars. The installation of our hangars was speedy and efficient, the project was completed on time and as promised.”

The high flying academy is based at Al Ain International Airport and has been purpose built for flight training. It has set the benchmark for pilot training in the Middle East, offering fixed wing and helicopter pilot courses. Its fleet includes Cessna 172SP, Diamond DA42, Bell 206 and Bell 407 aircraft and flight simulators. The hangars will be used for the storage and maintenance of the fleet helicopters.

General Manger Ian Hindmoor said: “Our EFASS hangar range really pushes the boundaries and is in a league of its own when it comes to the rapid deployment of robust and reliable shelters, hangars, warehouses and sunshades. It provides protection to personnel and vital equipment in the most challenging of environments. It also offers some unique qualities including state-of-the-art door options and crane technology. We are excited to be showcasing this product at IDEX. It has been getting a great response and been very well received. We are looking forward to doing business in this area of the world.”