AC/DC Ground Power Unit
Unitron’s solid-state combination AC/DC ground power unit (GPU) provides simultaneous 28v DC and 400 Hz AC power. It is available in mobile, towable, and fixed configurations. The GPU is a cost-effective and efficient way to service a mixed fleet of aircraft. It features a compact and lightweight design and is suitable for both ramp and hangar use. Output power ratings are up to 90 kVA AC with 450 amps continuous DC and 2,000 amps DC start current. For more information visit www.unitronlp.com.
Oxygen and Nitrogen Boosters
Taughannock Aviation’s oxygen and nitrogen boosters are used to boost low-pressure bottle to higher specified pressures. This allows greater utilization of low-pressure bottles, thus lowering the number of cylinders kept in inventory and significantly decreasing the amount of wasted oxygen and nitrogen. The boosters are compact, lightweight, user friendly, bring bottle pressure below 500 psi, and automatically shut off at desired set pressure. For more information call (607) 257-7500 or visit www.flytac.com.
Safety Nut Kit for 30-Ton Jacks
Tronair offers a hand wheel style safety nut kit for 5- to 30-ton Tronair jacks. It is an easy installation retrofit and is designed for speed and locking of tripod jacks. The cast wheel completely surrounds the pinch point. It quickly threads the nut fastener portion of the wheel to jack lock position. Kits are available for single and two-stage jacks. For more information visit www.tronair.com.
Wag-Aero offers an aircraft winch that can move aircraft up to 3,000 pounds rolling weight. Just hook the cable to the tail tie-down ring and press the button. The standard model is available in either floor or wall mount versions with 75 feet of cable and 100 feet of control cord with an automatic safety shut-off. The heavy-duty model includes a metal wind-up drum, 100 feet of cable, 125 feet of control cord, and moves aircraft up to 8,000 pounds. For more information call (800) 558-6868 or visit www.wagaero.com.
The 15- to 33-foot platform height 2646EX scissorlift from Man & Material Lift Engineering can be used for aircraft painting in hazardous environments such as Class I, Division I, and Group D. It features smooth proportional controls, 24-volt battery, 42-inch by 84-inch platform, 500- to 1,000-pound capacity, 3-foot extendable deck, and three-way automatic stop bump protection. For more information visit www.manliftengineering.com.
Hydraulic Power Units
A&P Hydraulics offers hydraulic power units for airlines, regional, military, corporate, general aviation aircraft, and helicopters. Single and dual systems are available. The power units feature stainless-steel construction, 100 percent duty cycle, complete two-year warranty, and super clean filtration. A&P provides on-site training. For more information visit www.ap-hydraulics.com or call (910) 371-1151.
Ground Support Equipment
Reno Machine manufactures service tools and ground support equipment. With 48 years of proven experience, Reno provides precision machining and expert workmanship, realistic production schedules, and responsive service. For more information visit www.reno-machine.com or call (860) 666-7407.
Portable Access System
Unique Concepts offers portable access systems to provide fall protection when working on aircraft. Workers are safe from the ground up. The systems maximize efficient use of hangar space and can be used for small repairs on the ramp. The systems do not touch the aircraft and are designed not to damage aircraft in the event of a fall. For more information call (800) 455-9673 or visit www.uclsafetysystems.com.