ground handling equipment


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ground handling equipment

[′grau̇nd ¦hand·liŋ i‚kwip·mənt]
(aerospace engineering)
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Two onboard winches deal with the positioning of heavy loads, without requiring specialized airport ground handling equipment.
Expected to launch in 3Q'2000, the site will initially feature spare parts inventory listing services, a parts clearinghouse and seller and reverse auctions, while later it will expand to address all areas of the aviation supply chain, including non-technical supplies such as fuel, ground handling equipment, office supplies and catering.
Mr Mutyaba says the corporation has already invested Ushs 800m ($869,565) in ground handling equipment and the refurbishing of its old equipment.
AirportHandling Manager - a planning and operational management system for human resources and mobile ground handling equipment
An Air Namibia flight was delayed on Monday (17 September) after ground handling equipment collided with the aircraft, damaging the cowling.
Other uses of Hammonds ODVs include forklifts, freight spotting tractors called "mules," people movers, snow plows, highway mowing machines, paving brooms, catering vehicles and aircraft ground handling equipment, among others.
Customers include the MOD and all leading airlines, airports and ground handling equipment manufactures throughout the World.
Operating from Willow Run International Airport, Pathfinder Air Resources offers the only advanced ground handling equipment in the area needed to efficiently load and unload large freighter aircraft such as the company's B747s.