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Jet Wake Deflector Jet Blast Fence Jet Blast Screen Jet Blast Deflector OFRECIENDO PROTECCIÓN DESDE 1957

Fundada en San Francisco en 1957, BDI es líder mundial en deflectores de chorro y recintos acústicos para aviones. Las soluciones innovadoras de BDI han establecido el estándar para la industria de los deflectores de chorro durante más de 60 años. BDI salvaguarda su reputación de excelencia a través de un enfoque en la investigación y el desarrollo combinado con una fabricación de vanguardia. El resultado es una gama completa de deflectores de chorro y soluciones de aeródromo similares que son adecuadas para todas las aplicaciones.

  • 1957

    In 1957, Stanley Lynn loaded his homemade deflector prototype into the family station wagon and drove to the USAF B-4 flight facilities at LAX. The Lynnco Type E becomes the U.S. military standard.

  • 1957

    The Blast Deflector Division of Lynn Engineering Co. was established in San Francisco.

  • 1958

    BDI’s newly-launched Lynnco Type E jet blast deflector, originally developed for Douglas Aircraft for the F4D-1 Skyray, is widely deployed at USAF bases. This design was subsequently awarded a patent.

  • 1960

    BDI develops new jet blast deflector designs, including models for the testing of Boeing’s 377 Stratocruiser.

  • 1962

    Blast Deflectors, Inc. enters the commercial aviation industry.

  • 1964

    BDI’s commercial aviation business grows. The aircraft featured in this photograph is the Pan Am Clipper Defiance, which flew The Beatles to the USA for the first time on February 7, 1964.

  • 1966

    BDI continues to develop innovative designs, including for the KC-135.

  • 1970

    Construction of the new Melbourne Tullamarine Airport in Australia is completed, and Qantas V-Jet aircraft arrive for service. The layout of the airport features BDI deflectors, making MEL one of BDI’s first international projects.

  • 1975

    The National Airlines maintenance facility at Miami International Airport become one of BDI’s first customers for the CVX35 deflector, which is 35ft (10m) tall.

  • 1982

    BDI develops a new jet blast deflector model for the supersonic B-1B heavy bomber.

  • 1988

    BDI develops new jet blast deflectors for the Boeing B747-400 program. Proof testing included a water spray demonstration.

  • 1996

    BDI launches the first state-of-the-art ground run-up enclosure design, the Stabile Flow GRE. This patented design was first installed at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

  • 2000

    BDI moves from the Golden State (California) to the Silver State (Nevada) and proudly calls Reno, Nevada home to this day.

  • 2015

    BDI continues developing cutting-edge GRE designs, and is awarded a patent for the VertiVent, a unique jet blast deflector that provides unprecedented aerodynamic usability, even in tail wind conditions. This design has become the basis of BDI’s next generation of GREs.

  • 2017

    BDI celebrates 60 years of aviation innovation with industry partners, staff, and former colleagues.

  • 2018

    BDI concludes the installation and highly-successful testing of a 4-sided run-up enclosure for Airbus at their Hamburg Finkenwerder facility .

  • 2019

    The world’s largest 4-sided, roofless engine test facility is completed by BDI for Marshall Aerospace in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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