There are some great resources on raising backyard chocks offering detailed information from choosing a breed to keeping hens healthy.
Before getting started, remember to check regulations with your local council as some include specifications for hen housing, the number and sex of chocks allowed and the need for a permit.
Chock blocks are not available in the Army's supply system-yet
FOR MORE INFO ON CHOCK BLOCK PRODUCTS, TAKE A LOOK AT THESE WEBSITES .
Since there is no backup system to the parking brake, the only sure way to prevent a 100,000-pound aircraft from rolling out of control is to bring your own chocks
, especially when you are going to a foreign field.
Developed to compensate for the most severe thermal humping of hot-running machinery, adjustable chocks allow convenient shimming, up or down, to realign even the most massive reciprocating compressors within hours.
In addition to reducing downtime for realignments, adjustable chocks with steel soleplates embedded in a thick-pour epoxy grout damp (absorb) vibrations and shock loads.
Analyst comment: Moving aircraft without everyone's verification that chocks
and chains are removed is, as this story points out, very dangerous.
You can also make your own chock
blocks out of lumber or wood scraps.
Thinking all was proceeding according to plan, I cleared my side (port side), seeing one aircrewman with chocks
over his shoulder and a "remove before flight" flag flapping from one of the pins in his hand.
are maintenance free, but adjustable chocks
allow convenient shimming up or down to compensate for hot alignment problems.
Overall, Furmanite installed approximately 90 chocks
at the site.