Standard Inflatable Shelters

We carry standard shapes and sizes for most mainstream aircraft. Some held in stock, most made to order.

Standard Inflatable Shelters: Efficient Aircraft Protection

Our original standard inflatable shelters quickly encapsulate the engine, windscreen and fuselage of most aircraft in minutes making it the smarter alternative to the traditional aircraft maintenance hangar. Fully protect both people and planes. 

Quick and easy to install. Compact enough to fly and store anywhere.

Types of Inflatable Aircraft Shelters

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C17 Engine Change Shelter

Even our largest engine change shelters can be inflated within minutes. This video was shot mid-Winter, in Northern Canada. Temperature -26° C (-15F).

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B747 Outboard Aircraft Shelter

When you don’t have a hangar to take your aircraft to, the next best thing is to take one of our protective aircraft shelters to your plane instead.

Engine Maintenance Shelter

A320 Engine Change Shelter from JBRoche
Streamline your engine maintenance operations with our patented Engine Change Shelter solution

Discover our patented Engine Change Shelter solution, designed to optimize and streamline engine maintenance operations. Our Engine Change Shelters are a top choice among customers, proven to save you money by minimizing downtime associated with aircraft relocation from the ramp to the hangar. Additionally, they provide a convenient solution for efficient aircraft recovery tasks.

Key Features:

  • Lightweight and Portable: Easily transport and set up the shelter with a small maintenance crew.
  • Safe and Controlled Environment: Ensure a secure and private outdoor working environment.
  • Quick Installation: No prior training is required; the shelter can be set up effortlessly.
  • Cost Savings: Reduce recovery costs by eliminating the need for expensive hangar rentals.

Choose our Engine Maintenance Shelter for enhanced efficiency and cost-effectiveness in your engine maintenance operations.

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A320 Engine Change Shelter

Nose Maintenance Shelter

Enhance your aircraft nose maintenance operations with our customizable aircraft shelter solution

Maximize the efficiency of your aircraft nose maintenance operations with our customizable aircraft shelter solution. Our Nose Maintenance Shelters are specifically designed to cater to various tasks, including radome maintenance, windshield replacement, nose landing gear inspection, and aluminium/composite panel repair work. Some models even enclose the main door and airstairs for added convenience.

Key Benefits:

  • Cockpit Avionics Protection: Vital protection for cockpit avionics during windshield changes.
  • Temperature Control: Customizable options for heating or cooling to achieve the ideal working temperature for adhesives and sealants.
  • Natural Light: Translucent shelter fabric ensures ample light levels without the need for artificial lighting.
  • Distraction-Free Environment: Enables maintenance staff to focus on the job at hand without external distractions.

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A320 Nose Maintenance Shelter

Fuselage Maintenance Shelter

a320 bespoke inflatable shelter
Optimize your fuselage maintenance procedures with our high-performance inflatable shelter technology

Improve the efficiency of your fuselage maintenance procedures with our cutting-edge inflatable shelter technology. Our Fuselage Maintenance Shelters are specifically designed to optimize various tasks, including window maintenance and repairs, sheet-metal or composite repairs, decal application and removal, localized spray painting, and door/cargo handling mechanism maintenance and inspections.

Key Features:

  • Professional Appearance: Our trusted inflatable aircraft shelter ensures a polished and professional appearance when conducting on-ramp work.
  • Branding Opportunities: The large surface area of the shelter provides an ideal placement for showcasing your company logo, slogans, and more.
  • Contaminant-Free Environment: Keep your hangar free from contaminants during composite repairs or painting, ensuring high-quality results.
  • Ample Space: The shelter is large enough to accommodate staging or scissors lifts, providing a convenient working environment.

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A320 Fuselage Maintenance Shelter

Propeller Maintenance Shelter

Inflatable Maintenance Shelter
All types of propeller driven aircraft and for windshield, nose and radome maintenance (with optional rear door).

Enhance propeller maintenance operations for all types of propeller-driven aircraft, including windshield, nose, and radome maintenance (with optional rear door). Our Propeller Maintenance Shelters are trusted by both military and civilian operators for a wide range of tasks, including propeller removal, inspection, lubrication, and maintenance applications.

Key Features:

  • Versatile Compatibility: Models available to accommodate propeller diameters of all sizes.
  • Convenient Rear Door: Quick-release fittings on the rear door allow for easy closure around the nacelle without the need for on-wing access.
  • Ample Interior Space: Sufficient space inside the shelter to incorporate small Genie or other scissors lifts for convenient access.
  • Controlled Environment: Ducts were provided for introducing hot air into the shelter, enabling environmental control during maintenance procedures.

MEWP Maintenance Shelter

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Manage your MEWP maintenance operations, including cleaning, fuselage repairs, radome repairs, decal and window work, with our multi-functional, portable shelter system

Effortlessly manage your MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform) maintenance operations, including cleaning, fuselage repairs, radome repairs, and decal and window work, with our versatile and portable shelter system. Our MEWP Maintenance Shelter is a compact yet highly functional aircraft shelter, providing an enclosed and portable workspace on top of your scissors lift or mobile elevated work platform.

Key Features:

  • All-Around Accessibility: Suitable for use on all points of the aircraft that can be accessed from a work platform or boom lift.
  • Easy Installation: Can typically be installed by just one or two people, ensuring a hassle-free setup process.
  • Seamless Integration: Designed to allow the work platform to be driven with the shelter in place, offering convenience and flexibility.
  • Multi-Purpose Design: Features a removable top, sides, and roof, allowing for versatile repairs and maintenance tasks on slats, flaps, stabilizers, under-wing areas, and tails.
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What Our Customers Say

The job could not have been done without the shelter as it was absolutely essential to have dry conditions for the particular engine. It is an amazing piece of kit!


British Midlands

A319 Engine Change Shelter

You saved our fingers in Cordova, Alaska – 3 days and 3° Fahrenheit, No Injuries! …. Thanks!


Alaska Airlines

B737 Engine Change Shelter