March 2022

Ivar Busk
Ramp Operations Training

Break the Ground Damage Code

March 17, 2022
While many organizations within the aviation industry have tried to create a common formula for measurement, ground damage is often calculated in different ways and can be difficult...
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Baggage & Cargo

Perishable Cargo in the Pandemic Age

March 17, 2022
While some aspects of shipping perishable and pharmaceutical cargo has changed, much has remained the same thanks to well established industry standards and practices.
Josh Smith
Storage Systems

EAGLE’s Efforts to Promote Unleaded Avgas

March 17, 2022
Intent on eliminating the use of leaded aviation fuel, the Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions initiative will have an impact on ground support infrastructure across general...
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Implementing the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) methodology can help ground service providers reduce CO₂ emissions.
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Ground Handlers’ Green Plans

March 17, 2022
Across the industry, ground service providers are focused on reducing emissions generated on the ramp.
The Leaders of the Year, class of 2008.

A Look Back at Leadership

March 17, 2022
Since 2005, Ground Support Worldwide has sought to honor key members of the ground support industry.

More content from March 2022

Consumer purchasing habits coupled with the pandemic’s role in slowing production has created a massive demand for goods and services.
Cargo Handling Equipment & Accessories

Support for Air Cargo

March 17, 2022
GSE solutions help the ground handling industry meet high demands and overcome capacity challenges.
Regardless of battery-configuration, the Phoenix E is capable of handling all common passenger and cargo aircraft on the market, from the ERJ170 to the B777.

Goldhofer’s Emission-Free Towbarless Tractor

March 17, 2022
The PHOENIX E was designed to match the performance of the company’s fourth-generation diesel model.
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Tiger TC 30/60 Li-ion Tow Tractors

Taylor-Dunn's Tiger TC 30/60 Li-ion Tow Tractors provide 60,000 lbs. of towing capacity, while offering zero vehicle emissions for increased sustainability, decreased maintenance...
Avp Special Report
Fueling Equipment & Accessories

What the Latest Update to ATA 103 Means for Fuel Handlers

Feb. 22, 2022
Water barrier filters meeting EI 1588 have been recognized as an acceptable replacement for filter monitors that utilize super absorbent polymers (SAP).
Michael Reinkober
GSE Technology

Autonomous Vehicles Gaining Traction in Ground Support

Feb. 18, 2022
Understanding autonomous technology and how it can optimize ground support operations is important for airline, airport and ground handling professionals.
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Modular Chassis and Wagon System

Nov. 18, 2021
The Stinar Modular Chassis and Wagon System offers a 48v electric chassis with a range of 40 miles and a load capacity of 5,000 lbs. The 17hp, 13kW electric motor provides ample...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Model M150 Pushback and Tow Tractor

Oct. 26, 2021
The Wollard International Model M150 Pushback and Tow Tractor offers diesel (Tier 4 and Stage V), gasoline and electric power options. With a drawbar pull of 10K – 16K, the M150...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles


Oct. 22, 2021
The TUG ALPHA 1, is a narrow-body pushback, purpose-built for productivity, safety and operator experience. Equipped with an exclusive center-drive design for superior tow-bar...
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GSE Technology


The AIRSIDESIM XR Ground Handling Training Simulator is an immersive training system for ground handling vehicles that simulates pushback tractors, baggage trucks, baggage loaders...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Bob Tail Truck

This Bob Tail Truck is built on a new F-350 chassis and offers a gas engine. Ideal for towing GSE long distances, the truck has a capacity of 55,000 or 75,000 pounds, LED and ...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Mototok 8600 NG

Aug. 19, 2021
The Mototok 8600 NG is the world’s smallest electrical towbarless pushback and MRO aircraft tractor for up 210,000 lbs. towing capacity.
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Comet 4 FC

This innovative airport towing tractor offers a hydrogen fuel cell drive and up to 30t trailing load (drawbar pull 20 kN), 30 kW axle integrated AC motor with 15 kW continuous...
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Green / Alternative Energy GSE

AV50E Lithium Electric Baggage Tractor

Oct. 20, 2020
A&V Rebuilding is now offering zero-time baggage tractors repowered using a specifically engineered lithium electric drive system. These electric tractors are built on the platform...
Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Model HTSB Tractor

The Harlan Model HTSB is available with the latest model US/Euro emission-compliant engines. This compact, shorter wheelbase, low-profile design is robust with excellent all-around...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Tow Tractors (TIM 17/25 /45/55/80/120)

Oct. 13, 2020
Timsan offers several tow tractors with drawbar pull from 17 to 120 kN. The company has several military customers including Turkish Army and military forces of Ally countries...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Mark III Low Profile Tow Tractor

Sept. 30, 2020
The Mark III Low Profile Tow Tractor has recently been refined to include the Cummins QSF2.8 T4 Final diesel engine. This engine choice joins the gas, LPG, CNG and electric options...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

B950 Heavy-Duty Tow Tractor

Aug. 4, 2020
The B950 is JBT’s 31,750kg to 45,360kg GVW tow/pushback tractor capable of servicing large RJs up to B777/B787 aircraft. Easy to operate, the B950 drives like a car with automatic...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

AircraftCaddy DNW Aircraft Pushback Tug

July 23, 2020
The AircraftCaddy DNW Aircraft Pushback Tug is ideal for larger aircraft up to 35,000 lbs. It works well on single or dual nose wheels and offers and electric winch to pull aircraft...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Eagle TTR Series

The Eagle TTR Series is the next generation of Eagle tractors, implementing clean burning Tier 4 technology and improved design features. The Eagle TTR-6, 8 and 12 tractors were...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles


Oct. 28, 2019
The TLD TPX-100-E is a fully electric towbarless tractor designed for the pushback of most commuters, and single-aisle aircraft up to 100 tons. The TPX can now be fitted with ...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Pushback Procedures VR Training Simulator

Oct. 16, 2019
The KBY Software Pushback Procedures Simulator (PPS) provides an interactive, controlled, environment for training in pushback ramp operations. KBY customizable courseware standardizes...
Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles


Oct. 16, 2019
HYDRO Systems offers an emissions-free electrically powered emover, able to push and pull several types of aircraft ranging from the E170 to the A380.
Electric Tow Tractor
Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Electric Tow Tractor

Jan. 29, 2019
The Nandan GSE Electric Baggage Tractor is designed to tow baggage carts from the airport terminal to the aircraft and vice versa. They are also used in outdoor areas when environmental...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles


Oct. 25, 2018
The battery-operated EVA series is designed for short towing operations and the movement of fighter aircraft, GSE and equivalent equipment in congested areas. The EVA series ...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Aircraft Tugs

Global GSE has a wide variety of aircraft pushback tractor’s, airport tugs and baggage tractors for sale and in stock. The company has for sale smaller tugs from 3,000-pound ...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Towbarless Towing Tractors

Oct. 25, 2018
Kalmar Motor AB offers a full range of aircraft towing "towbarless" tractors and all models are available as electric (EL), electric with range extender (ELRE) or diesel-powered...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Aircraft Maintenance Vehicle

Oct. 23, 2018
Wilcox Aircraft Maintenance Vehicles are designed and built with safety in mind. Each and every vehicle is engineer certified and is welded by CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) certified...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

Challenger 150e

Trepel's electric conventional aircraft tractor allows users to handle B737 and A320 fleets while also pushing out the B767-200/300 at maximum ramp weight. The hydro-pneumatic...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

27,000lbf MDP – Diesel Aircraft Pushback

Aug. 20, 2018
Avro ‘next generation’ aircraft pushback tractors offer leading edge performance, design and functionality. Designed to exceed expectations and deliver extraordinary ROI, each...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

JP125S – 125,000 lb Capacity

Powered by dual AC motors, the JP125S pairs unmatched turning capabilities with regenerative braking technology to smoothly decelerate in a short distance. Featuring oversteer...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

AP8950SDB-AL-250 Towbarless Pushback Tractor

Sept. 28, 2017
JBT LEKTRO’s AP8950SDB-AL-250 is an emissions-free, towbarless pushback tractor. Certified to tow virtually every narrow-body airliner from the B757 down through regional turboprops...
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Pushbacks, Tractors & Utility Vehicles

TecknoSIM Pushback and Tow Simulator

July 5, 2017
The Tecknotrove Systems TecknoSIM Pushback and Tow Simulator has been specifically designed for training and skilling of pushback operators. The simulator combines the original...
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Green / Alternative Energy GSE

TE.208 Baggage/Tow Tractor

Nov. 10, 2014
The TE.208 baggage/tow tractor is a battery-powered, four-wheel towing vehicle with enough power to provide a superior alternative to a full-size baggage tractor for those operations...