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Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act Part IV (CEPA), a Glycol Guideline of 100 mg/L was established. Since then, airports and airlines have worked to minimize Aircraft Deicing Fluid (ADF) consumption levels.
One particular piece of equipment that came into being with the advent of the jet age was the "jet starter" also known as the huffer, blowcart, ground pneumatic source and some unprintable names when they didn't do their job.
Over the past fifty years, Howard McKellip has
watched AGE (Aerospace Ground Equipment) develop into one of the most sophisticated career fields in the
Air Force, here is his whole story, expanded from Ground Support Magazine.