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Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Water Barrier Filters Drop In

May 19, 2022
The ATA 103 standard for jet fuel quality control has been updated to allow for the use of new water barrier filters and to phase out filters utilizing super absorbent polymers...
Rudy Yates founded Ground Support Specialist with his brother Fred in 1995.
Deicing / Anti-icing Equipment & Services

Rudy Yates: 2022 Lifetime Achievement

The founder of Ground Support Specialist has dedicated himself to problem-solving and collaborating with others to improve the GSE industry.
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Ground Handling

How Should We Address the Labor Shortage?

May 19, 2022
Staffing skilled employees is a significant challenge facing aviation and the ground handling sector, but efforts are being taken to attract new personnel to the industry.
2022 Team Leader of the Year Kenny Gibson (center) works closely with line service technicians, including Alex Casanova (left), and on-the-job trainers like Peter Perez. (right).
Ramp Operations Training

Kenny Gibson: 2022 Team Leader of the Year

With a focus on policy and documentation, Gibson has enhanced Banyan Air Service’s safety practices and has led the FBO to Stage 2 IS-BAH Registration.
From left, Jason Johnson, VP of business development; Brandon Haubenschild, production manager; Amy Hinzmann, CFO/COO; and Craig Kruckeberg, CEO/CVO, accepted Stinar’s Product Leader of the Year recognition.

Stinar LLC: 2022 Product Leader of the Year

The company’s modular chassis and wagon offer versatility to ground service providers looking to utilize smaller equipment.

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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

PCA Hose Extending and Retracting Made Easy

May 19, 2022
B GSE has begun manufacturing the CoolJet Hose Retriever after researching systems in Europe and working with Aviation Technical Equipment Supplies.
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Bucket personnel wear wireless headsets to communicate hands-free with the driver in deicing vehicles.
Headsets & Communication

Key Considerations for Effective Ramp Communication

How wireless headset systems improve ramp communications for enhanced safety and incident avoidance.
UAS International Trip Support
As demand for business aviation increases current infrastructure, the provision of security services and opportunities for investment have been a focus for ground service providers in Africa.
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Africa’s Business Aviation Potential

May 19, 2022
With an increase in business aviation travelers, opportunities for ground service providers across the continent are growing as well.
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In the 1950s, TracMa introduced a new type of tractor for the aviation market.

Historical Highlights of the GSE Industry

May 19, 2022
As Ground Support Worldwide continues to celebrate its 30th year, we look back at key moments in the industry’s history.
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Ramp Operations Training

IGHC to Focus on Overcoming Labor Shortages and Improved Ground Handling Efficiency

When the global airport ground handling community meets in person in Paris at the 34th IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC). May 31-June 2, key among the topics to be discussed...
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GSE Parts & Components

Attachable and Molded GSE Cable Assemblies

April 21, 2022
U.S. Airmotive GSE cable assemblies for AC and DC applications feature silver-plated copper alloy contacts and military-qualified cable. Connectors include an insulating sleeve...
Sage Parts
RAMPTECH IBS Lithium-Ion Battery
GSE Parts & Accessories

RAMPTECH IBS Lithium-Ion Battery

April 20, 2022
The RAMPTECH IBS Lithium-Ion Battery provides electric power drop-in solutions for lead-acid battery vehicles. IBS technology allows for 30% more on-ramp usage than lead-acid ...
MCM Engineering
400Hz load banks
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

400Hz Resistive and Reactive Load Bank

April 20, 2022
MCM Engineering 400Hz load banks are essential to the proper and complete testing of any ground power source. Built for decades of dependable use, the enclosure and controls can...
Textron GSE
TUG TMD Air Starts
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

TUG TMD Air Starts

April 20, 2022
TUG TMD Air Starts offer 150 to 270 pounds of continuous airflow per minute. The TUG TMD line is equipped with standard features, including on-demand automatic engine throttle...
Intelligent Power Management
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Intelligent Power Management

April 12, 2022
IPM is a complete gate system allowing airports to utilize their gate power infrastructure smarter, especially for airports that have reached their power capacity limits. The ...
Unitron Power Systems
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories


April 11, 2022
Unitron Power Systems presents the JetLinkSys, a self-contained cable management system with a 400Hz, 28VDC, 270VDC or combination solid state frequency converter. The system ...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

GB45/20 Compact Ground Power Unit

March 22, 2022
Specially designed at conception for military use, the Guinault compact ground power units are the perfect solution for providing 400 Hz or 28 VDC electrical power for regional...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

28V DC Ground Power Unit

Oct. 22, 2021
Current Power LLC is a leading manufacture of 28V DC power supplies for corporate, military and commercial customers. The company is known most for its 600 and 400 amp mobile ...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

400HZ Single Jacket Cable

This 400 Hz Single Jacket Cable Assembly is UL listed and offers a double belted reinforced neoprene jacket and +125°C rated flame-resistant conductors to help prevent overheating...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Aircraft 400Hz Alternator

Oct. 13, 2021
WEG 400Hz alternators are especially designed for aviation ground power units driven by reciprocating engines. The robust and compact flying lead configuration allows for seamless...
L 100 D Load Bank
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

L-100D Load Bank

This 400Hz 100kW load bank is designed for testing aircraft ground power units. The load bank has eight different loads and full load can run indefinitely. The unit only weighs...
Page Banded Cables
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Banded Power Cable Assemblies

Aug. 19, 2021
PAGE GSE is proud to introduce its safe, robust banded 400 Hz and 28V DC cable assemblies. These ergonomically designed connectors incorporate cutting-edge technology unique to...
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Air Starts & Accessories

Rheinmetall eMSU

Rheinmetall is proud to introduce the first 100-percent electric air start unit on the market. The Rheinmetall eMSU represents a zero-emission solution that meets green initiatives...
Anderson Airmotive
D70 Product
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

D70 Over-molded Battery Connector (Euro)

The Anderson Airmotive Products Co. Series D70 Over-molded Battery Connector (Euro), per the DIN43589-1 specification, provides users with a true watertight configuration for ...
DEKAL Load Banks
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Mobile Reactive Load Bank ALB-I-56DW (O-56 kVAr_400 Hz AC)

The ALB-I-56DW is a unique testing equipment unit for civilian and military applications. It allows any operator to perform an extensive load test and captures a real-time PDF...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

JetGo 900

March 12, 2021
The AERO Specialties JetGo 900 is a groundbreaking development in the company's line of JetGo aircraft ground power units. Utilizing modern production methods and materials, AERO...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

PCA Hoses

AmCraft Manufacturing fabricates pre-conditioned air (PCA) hoses. The company offers wire supported hoses and lay flat hoses. Both are intended to assist with the movement of ...
Reel & Ducting
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

PCA Reels and Ducting

Hall Technical Services’ Xtreme PCA Hose is the latest in new hose technology to combine extremely durable, lightweight materials into a superior ramp-ready PCA hose. This Xtreme...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Hand Crank PCA Ducting Reels

Reelcraft’s PCA reels handle 75’ of 14” I.D. pre-conditioned air ducting and are designed for ergonomic handling of air ducting. When properly installed, Reelcraft’s PCA reels...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Motor-Generator 400Hz Frequency Converter

Kato Engineering has manufactured motor-generators for 90 years, and for more than 25 years MCM Engineering has been the preferred partner for 400Hz rotary frequency converters...
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GSE Mx, Reman, Refurb, Overhaul

GPU Service

Sept. 17, 2020
Servicore G.S. Corp provides service to ground power units (GPUs) including calibration, load bank test and overhaul. All services are performed by trained technicians.
Verde GSE
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Stand, Diesel and Electric Mobile ACUs

Nov. 8, 2019
Designed with multiple systems and ease of maintenance, Verde's line of ACUs support any military fight, select cargo and bomber aircraft. Verde's ACUs support the F15, F16, F18...
Start Pac Green
GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Start Pac Green

Oct. 31, 2019
The Start Pac Green is a unique modular battery-powered ground power unit to replace diesel- and gas-powered units. Features include a larger battery bank for powering up aircraft...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Shenling’s PCA Unit

The PCA Unit combines decades of knowledge and know-how in the HVAC field, with features of small size, environmental friendly, long service life and easy operation. Our strength...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Boom Air Hose Management System

Oct. 16, 2019
The Boom Air Hose Management System is an automated hose delivery system, which connects into the pre-conditioned air unit and delivers heated or cooled air to the plane. The ...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

400 Hz Cable

Sept. 25, 2019
Service Wire Company’s six-around-one twisted 400 Hz cable is specifically designed to power modern airports and hangars. The unique cable is an assembly of multiple soft drawn...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories


Sept. 11, 2019
ZEPHIR PCAs are designed and engineered to deliver optimum airflow to each aircraft, with an increased efficiency of up to 35% using two inverter compressors with four phases ...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

28.5V DC Tier 4 Final Diesel Ground Power Unit

Nov. 12, 2018
Tronair innovation continues with the Tier 4 Final Diesel GPU. It simultaneously uses the 400Hz AC system and 28.5V DC system; powered by the award-winning Doosan engine and ...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories


Oct. 25, 2018
The mobile version of the Hitzinger S POWER provides high voltage quality and highest level of supply security anytime, anywhere. The S POWER M is available either for indoor...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories

Ampjet Ground Power Units

Oct. 23, 2018
Ampjet offers end users the flexibility of building their GPU the way they want it along with a two-year standard warranty along with a wide range of options, not commonly found...
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GPUs, PCAs, Power Carts & Accessories


Oct. 3, 2018
The most compact and maneuverable Aeromax GPU, the Jetmax 600 is made with high-strength steel and large doors provide easy access to all maintenance components. The unit is powered...