Chicago Flyhouse Blog

Flyhouse Installations

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 8, 2018 12:08:46 PM

Each day it is safe to say Flyhouse is somewhere installing a number of different items for our projects. In this video, we emphasize our more unique motorized curtain projects including at the more than 500-feet wide marine-grade curtain at the Shedd Aquarium

 To view this video on YouTube, please click here.

Topics: Flyhouse Projects, Video

The Effects of Kinks on Wire Ropes

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 24, 2018 10:44:18 AM

Wire rope is the lifeblood of the entertainment industry and we use miles and miles of it. At certain points, the wire ropes will get slight bends or severe kinks. Does it have an impact on the performance? Flyhouse tested three different scenarios to see what would happen. 

 Click here to watch this video on YouTube

Topics: Video

Behind the Scenes: Shop Fabrication

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 14, 2018 10:10:11 AM

There are many phases of a project before we can call it complete. Bidding, drawings, submittals, fabrication - the list continues. One of the most important aspects is what happens in the fabrication shop before the trucks get loaded to head to the installation site. Here's a small taste of what our shop team does to make that happen.

Topics: Video

Performer Flying

Posted by Flyhouse on Aug 31, 2018 4:13:58 PM

Performer flying is one of our favorite parts of the job. It's especially our favorite when actors can perform amazing feats like this. Taking you back to spring of 2017 with The House Theatre of Chicago.

 

 

Topics: Video, Performer Flying

Trim Chains

Posted by Flyhouse on Jun 15, 2018 8:02:00 AM

Topics: Video