Factory Supply builds custom and standard Wheel Well Access Stands and Ladders for wheel well and cargo access to a variety of aircraft types.

Our wheel well stands and ladders use anti-fatigue ladder steps rather than narrow ladder rungs to ensures comfort when using the stands to perform aircraft maintenance, overhaul and repairs. These stands are currently in use by multiple operators, MRO’s, and aircraft manufacturers and meet all regulatory requirements, including OSHA and ANSI.

Factory Supply Aviation Access Equipment has been engineered to fit multiple aircraft types and access points. Please note that in addition to the aircraft models listed, our equipment meets the criteria of numerous aircraft models that match the access point specifications of our tested equipment. Contact our specialists to confirm if your aircraft is applicable or for customization options. 

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    DESIGN

    From inception, through design, fabrication, and installation, Factory Supply specializes in standard and custom fixed-wing Wheel Well Access Stands and Ladders. Working alongside our valued clients in the Commercial, Military, and Private aircraft sectors, we have been recognized as a leader in quality, innovation, dependability and customer service. Our products are designed to safely access maintenance inspection points, perform painting, assembly, overhaul and repairs.

    Our specialized solutions allow maintenance personnel to work both safely and efficiently while protecting the aircraft. Our wheel well access products are constructed with premium American materials and products, while exceeding all regulatory requirements, including OSHA and ANSI.

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    Regulatory and Compliance

    Our defining philosophy, “safety in the air, starts on the ground,” highlights our core focus of keeping our clients and their teams safe.

    All Factory Supply products are engineered, designed, built and tested in accordance with OSHA and ANSI regulations.

    Many of our products have also been tested and meet or exceed BS EN 131.7, DIN EN 12312-8, EN 1915-1, and include CE certifications.

    Built for safety and ease of use

    Designed to be used to service engines, pylons, radome and AFT fuselage points. Our professional engineers can design custom models based on your specific requirements.
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    A focus on the finer details

    Optional telescopic side rails ensure safety compliant access to the forward and AFT lower cargo holds. The aviation wheel well and platform stands are hydraulically actuated.

    INNOVATION

    Standard and custom safety solutions for the aircraft maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) industry. 

    Safety Solutions for Aircraft Maintenance

    Factory Supply combines the technical knowledge of our aviation experts and in-house engineers with your team to turn your vision and needs into high-quality, safe and reliable aircraft access stands. We work in collaboration with you throughout the engineering, design, fabrication and testing process to deliver products that exceed your expectations and all regulatory requirements.

    Research and alignment with industry trends, customer needs, market conditions, and technological advancements remains a cornerstone of our innovative philosophy.

    We strive not only to create safe and reliable products, but to uncover opportunities to improve the way you maintain your facility and aircrafts.

    At Factory Supply, we are focused on collaboration and innovation. Whether you need a custom-designed solution or are simply looking for an “out of the box” product, our process remains laser focused on exceptional service and support.

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    Phase 1: Design

    Simply put, every project is unique. In this phase, we will apply a collaborative and consultative approach to define the requirements, evaluate your needs, and discuss all possible solutions. 

    Phase 2: Safety

    Our defining philosophy, “safety in the air, starts on the ground,” highlights our core focus of keeping our clients and their teams safe. When developing a solution, our team is committed to providing solutions that incorporate hazard elimination and passive protection into all of our designs.

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    Phase 3: Compliance

    The aviation sector is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the world. Our staff engineers are up-to-date on the latest safety regulations and ensure that each piece of equipment meets or exceeds safety compliance standards.​

    Phase 4: Implement

    We will launch your project with a phased approach that includes manufacturing, commissioning, revisions and training. Each aircraft maintenance project is subjected to the rigors of real-world use and adjusted accordingly until it meets all design criteria. Training on best practices and product use is provided.

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    Phase 5: Support

    Once an engine access stand makes it from the design studio into the real world, it is subject to real world conditions and usage. That is why Factory Supply offers an ongoing preventative maintenance and service plan to guarantee easy operation and ongoing customer service years after construction.

    Collaborate with our engineering team to get your ideas on paper and test for safety and regulatory compliance. Implement the design in the real world and adjust where needed for a perfect fit. Work with us for ongoing support and maintenance after project completion.

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