Architect Samir D'Monte was the principal architect for the Jet Airways MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Hangar) at Mumbai airport.

The 70m span hangar contains spaces for:

  • Parking of 2 x Boeing 737 series aircraft OR 3 x ATR aircraft
  • a Composite Repair Shop
  • A Paint Shop
  • A Cleaning Shop
  • An Engine Shop
  • An Avionics Shop
  • A Wheel & Brake Shop
  • A Seat Repair Shop
  • Tools Room
  • Aircraft Stores
  • A training facility
  • Offices for the Aircraft Maintenance and Ground Support Teams
  • A Dining Hall
  • AMOS Server Spaces
  • A complete Aircraft Docking System, which Samir also worked on in detail

In 2013, Jet Airways asked SDM Architects to upgrade and overhaul parts of this facility.

Samir was also the principal architect for the Essar Hangar at Mumbai airport, a smaller hangar that houses a Gulfstream G5, and has light maintenance facilities, and a small departure / waiting lounge.  Both these hangars were designed with Shirish Patel & Associates, reputed firm of engineers in Mumbai.

SDMA is well versed with the art and science of Aircraft Hangar Design.


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