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One Amazing Story: Students visit O'Hare airline hangar

Students in front of an American Airlines plane
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Leyden automotive students gained behind-the-scenes access at the American Airlines hangars at O’Hare International Airport during a special field trip. During the visit, students were able to access the hangars, view the inside of the planes’ mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, baggage compartments, and even sit in the cockpit and review the instrument panel. They witnessed real repairs in progress, watched planes get taxied in and out of the hangar, and learned about the physical structure and engineering of the current largest hangar in the world. 

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