Matheson Flight Extenders

Sacramento, CA 95827


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9785 Goethe Road
Sacramento, CA 95827

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Josh Matheson, Vice President of Operations (left) and Charles Mellor, Chief Operating Officer for Matheson Trucking, Inc., with Oregon Governor Kate Brown at the launch of air cargo service between Portland and Asian markets on November 4, 2016. Matheson Flight Extenders is handling import/export freight consolidation services for Cathay Pacific Airways at its facility at the Portland International .
FBOs & Tenants

PDX: Matheson Signs Agreement with Cathay Pacific Airways for Air Cargo Services

Nov. 11, 2016
Matheson Flight Extenders Inc. signed a freight consolidation agent agreement with Cathay Pacific Airways in October to provide import/export air cargo services at the Portland...
Matheson Flight Extenders
Glen Gates, president of MFE

Matheson Meets Near-Term Hiring Goal

Nov. 3, 2014
Ground service provider still has plans to hire 34 additional part-time workers to help handle the holiday package shipping rush through the end of the year.
Glen Gates
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Matheson Flight Extenders Names Division President

April 15, 2013
Glen Gates will oversee the growth and diversification of all businesses under the Flight Extenders’ umbrella.

Articles & News

Scott Perkins
Ground Handling

Industry News - December 2013, January 2014

Dec. 27, 2013
Major Events In 2014March 25-26AviationPros LIVELas Vegas, NVMarch 27-30IATA Ground Handling ConferenceKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaApril 14-16GSE Buyers & Ramp-Ops ConferenceDublin,...
Global Ground Support
In many geographic locations, deicing units may sit idle for many months out of the year.
Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Prepping Deicers For Winter

Dec. 27, 2013
Deicing units may sit idle as many months as they are put to use. Here’s how to get them back in action.
If it's been more than 300 hours since the GPU's last inspection, an oil, oil filter, and fuel filter change is a given. But there are many other areas to check, including the cooling system, chassis, generator and other components.
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Maintenance Tips For GPUs

Sept. 22, 2013
Wiring ... filters ... connections .. fins ... sensors ... belts. There's no shortage of what to check on your GPU's next PMI.
Matheson Flight Extenders
Each season presents challenges that our GSE maintenance staff must constantly be ready to meet. By being proactive, we can cover our bases and keep equipment downtime to a minimum when the weather heats up.
GSE Mx, Reman, Refurb, Overhaul

Tips To Keep GSE Running Through The Summer

June 26, 2013
Ground support equipment naturally runs hot during normal, daily operations, and summer scorchers mean our vital equipment runs that much hotter during summer scorchers.
Because of specialized training, personal skill and other important qualities, a solid, experienced GSE technician is a rare commodity.
GSE Mx, Reman, Refurb, Overhaul

Where To Find A Skilled GSE Technician

May 22, 2013
Without a well-trained GSE technician your equipment may not start, but your problems sure do.
Dale Miller

May 2013 News

May 22, 2013
Major Events in 2013May 19-2285th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition 2013Reno, NVJuly 29-Aug. 42013 EAA AirVenture OshkoshOshkosh, WIJuly 31-Aug. 012013 Deicing Management ...
Matheson Flight Extenders
One way that makes preventive maintenance easier is to start with a clean piece of equipment. This, of course, will make it easier to locate any discrepancies.
Ball Decks & Roller Decks

A Preventive Maintenance Checklist For K-Loaders

April 17, 2013
Scheduled service should be more than just a quick oil and filter change. A loader has many moving parts that must be maintained to work correctly.
747 400f Load Pdx 10879812
Air Starts & Accessories

Three Reasons For Safe GSE Operation

March 18, 2013
The environment in which we work can be very dangerous at times. The correct attitude, safe work practices, and attentiveness make all the difference between a good day and a ...
Matheson Flight Extenders Inc.
The Anchorage market creates some unique challenges during the winter that may not be found in your neighborhood. But, even so, many of the issues are common and warrant mention.
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Five Maintenance Tips To Keep GSE Running In Winter

Feb. 24, 2013
Simple steps can keep your ground support equipment ready for cold weather operations
Matheson Flight Extenders
Before: Here's an engine in a bobtail that we completely rebuilt - inside and out. For an 'after' picture of the engine and more images, check out the story online.

What's The Difference Between Rebuild And Refurbish?

Dec. 25, 2012
In the end, a rebuild is a more reliable and more esthetic-looking unit that enhances the company’s image.


Paul O'Donnell

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GSE Engines

Ensure Safety And Service With A GSE Inspection Program

Oct. 29, 2012
A well-managed daily GSE checklist program puts safety first, but customer service right behind.
Ben Weaver

September 2012 New In Brief

Sept. 25, 2012
Calendar of Events:Sept. 20-21Root Cause AnalysisMemphis, TNhttp://www.hightechnologyseminars.comSept. 28-29Southeast Aviation ExpoGreenville, SC
Chris Fernandez

How To Size Up The Best GSE Mechanic

June 27, 2012
We sometimes forget to look for more abstract mechanical ability that goes way past anything that simple training can teach.