In Part 2 of our look back, some kind words from a few of our online training participants. Industry Praise for Flyhouse Online Training “It was through webinars at your company that I learned new information about rigging, gained deeper insights into things I already knew, and became aware of a few things that I have seen […]
We could see it coming. On March 20, 2020, the state of Illinois declared a “Stay at Home” order. Just four days later, on March 24, we debuted our first Flyhouse Online Training course. At the time, Flyhouse had two exciting live classes planned for April: a public class in California at a wire rope vendor’s […]
So often this year, we have felt like we’re building the plane as we fly. But building and solving challenges—with a focus on safety—is what we do best. Clayton Center for the Arts approached us last fall about inspection and training on site in Maryville, TN. The 123,038 sq ft Center, which includes a 1,200 seat […]
Like everyone, The Chicago Flyhouse Inc., has adapted to changes in operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. While construction—including rigging work—continues in many parts of the country, other projects, productions, cruise lines, etc., have been put on hold. We are continuing work that can be done; in particular, closed venues offer a great opportunity for inspections, […]
Day 2 of the The Chicago Rigging and Outdoor Structures Workshop featured Jeff Reder of Clark Reder Engineering taking everyone through outdoor structure engineering principles and standards. A lot of information but each item necessary for the safety of your structure.
The Chicago Rigging and Outdoor Structures Workshop kicked off this morning with veteran Truss expert Elmer Veith explaining the interesting, yet complicated history of the truss industry. Thanks to the University of Illinois at Chicago Theatre and Music School for being our host.