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Columbus McKinnon 5-Day Mega School

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Flyhouse's Director of New Product Development, Eric, will be one of the lead instructors for this year's CM Mega School. For more information on his course and how to earn ETCP credits, visit http://bit.ly/2gTPGJf.

CM Mega School Flyhouse

 

Topics: Training

Join Flyhouse - Project Supervisor

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 19, 2017 11:11:57 AM

Flyhouse is hiring for a Project Supervisor. Think you or someone you know would make a good one? Take a look at the position and submit an application so we can talk.

Flyhouse Project Supervisor

 

Three Dead Wraps: The Industry Standard

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 6, 2017 3:29:56 PM

Dead wraps are wraps of the wire rope around a drum that provide an anchor for the wire rope to the drum. The industry standard has always been three dead wraps, but why is that? Flyhouse went to the shop to test different numbers of wraps on the drum to see how much of the load gets transferred from the wire rope to the termination to get an answer.

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Topics: Video, Training Video

Flyhouse Projects in October

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 4, 2017 9:55:34 AM
From flying Billy Elliot, being on-site at multiple Arena projects to installing holiday decorations, Flyhouse has a full schedule this October. So where are we?

In-Progress Projects


Geneseo High School (Geneseo, Illinois)

Geneseo High School

Willow Creek Church (Crystal Lake, Illinois)

Willow Creek Church

Barclay College Performing Arts Center (Haviland, Kansas)

Barclays Performing Arts Center

Columbia College (Chicago, Illinois)

Columbia College

Macys (Chicago, Illinois)

Macys Chicago

Marriott (Lincolnshire, Illinois)

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United Center (Chicago, Illinois)

United Center

Oakbrook Center (Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois)

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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (Chicago, Illinois)

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

UMBC Arena (Baltimore, Maryland)

UMBC Arena

Porchlight Music Theater (Chicago, Illinois)

Porchlight Music Theatre

Wintrust Arena (Chicago, Illinois)

Wintrust Arena

Flyhouse Rigging Trainings

Columbus McKinnon - Lititz, Pennsylvania

ETC - Madison, Wisconsin

Cruise Ship Trainings

Lisbon, Portugal to Rome, Italy

Honolulu, Hawaii

Los Angeles, California

Topics: News, Theatrical Rigging, Stage Rigging

Why Did the Zip Line Break?

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 22, 2017 8:59:37 AM

When you were a kid, did you ever try to make your own zip line between two trees? The likelihood of succeeding in this endeavor at that age was probably slim. But do you know why it didn't work? Flyhouse went into the shop to test the math behind this and we found out why.

 

 

Topics: Video, Training Video

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Columbus McKinnon 5-Day Mega School

Flyhouse's Director of New Product Development, Eric, will be one of the lead instructors for this year's CM Mega School. For more information on his course and how to earn ETCP credits, visit...Read more

Join Flyhouse - Project Supervisor

Flyhouse is hiring for a Project Supervisor. Think you or someone you know would make a good one? Take a look at the position and submit an application so we can talk.   Read more

Three Dead Wraps: The Industry Standard

Dead wraps are wraps of the wire rope around a drum that provide an anchor for the wire rope to the drum. The industry standard has always been three dead wraps, but why is that? Flyhouse went to the...Read more

Flyhouse Projects in October

From flying Billy Elliot, being on-site at multiple Arena projects to installing holiday decorations, Flyhouse has a full schedule this October. So where are we? In-Progress Projects Geneseo High...Read more

Why Did the Zip Line Break?

When you were a kid, did you ever try to make your own zip line between two trees? The likelihood of succeeding in this endeavor at that age was probably slim. But do you know why it didn't work?...Read more