Global Ground Support Receives Two Orders for A380 Deicing Units

Global Ground Support LLC recently received two separate orders for its model ER2875 “Extended Reach” Mobile Aircraft Deicer for deicing the Airbus A380.

Two units will be delivered to a service provider at Heathrow Airport in London and another two units to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to a supplier who provides the deicing services for the Airbus A380 operated by Emirates.

The ER2875 is the world’s tallest deicer, with a working height of 78 feet (24m), side reach of 58 feet (17.7m) and fluid capacity of 2800 gallons (10,584 liters). The ER2875 has been in production since 2002 with 40 units in service worldwide and 13 units scheduled for delivery in 2008/09.