The weather that June 2003 day was hot—140 degrees—and about 6,000 troops had packed into a hangar to see the visitors.
It would not only save fuel and money but keep those scarce, high-demand aircraft in the air rather than the hangar.
We spent one more night in the hangar and then we flew back.
And so on April 29, as the jury handed down acquittals, Tur was in his hangar at the Santa Monica airport, ready to go.
But at the Long Island hangar there was small evidence of any disturbance in the air.
"Bounce our bombs right into the open end of the hangar," Stan said, grinning.
His tongue was in his cheek as he stepped on to the gangway which led to the floor of the hangar.
Meanwhile Kennedy took charge of the hangar where the injured machine was.
It was a good half hour before they found themselves in the forest and in sight of the hangar.
I leaned against the canvas wall of a hangar, registering incredulity.
1852, "shed for carriages," from French hangar "shed," probably from Middle French hanghart (14c.), perhaps an alteration of Middle Dutch *ham-gaerd "enclosure near a house" [Barnhart], or from Medieval Latin angarium "shed in which horses are shod" [Gamillscheg, Klein]. Sense of "covered shed for airplanes" first recorded in English 1902, from French use in that sense.