A patent pending eco-friendly aircraft ground power unit that uses up to 75 percent less fuel than traditional equipment has been launched by leading global ground support manufacturer, Start Pac. Start Pac’s new lithium 26V hybrid ground power unit, the Hi-Brd 3 GPU, is one of the few units that meets current Tier IV EPA emissions standards. It is available in two models:The unique self-propelled version, which makes it simple and easy to maneuver for shorter distances as well as towable for longer distances and the Rover, which is an electric cart mounted drivable unit for longer distances that can also tow luggage and lav carts. The Hi-Brd 3 GPU also runs much more quietly and efficiently than traditional equipment and the simple easy to use key ignition allows for fast on the job training and operation. The unit is also equipped with a built-in battery warmer and charger.