ground power unit

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ground power unit (GPU)

An external power source providing a power supply for the aircraft system, engine starting, and aircraft servicing.
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Almost every crew chief or mechanic has used an aviation ground power unit (AGPU).
With funding from the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies (HCATT), Enova will integrate its HybridPower 120kW drive system and fuel cell power management systems into the Workhorse van for routine base operations and have the capability to serve as a Ground Power Unit for the Air Force to power up aircraft and equipment during maintenance operations.
DALO prefers that each of the cooling carts are equipped with a Ground Power Unit (GPU) in accordance with MIL-STD-704 or equivalent.
You can solve this problem by buying a ground power unit (GPU), NSN 6130-01475-5321, for your motor pool.
Hobart also took the opportunity at the show to introduce its Kilimanjaro, a combination Heat/Vent/Cool and Ground Power Unit for regional jet and commuter aircraft; the latest development has been achieved in conjunction with Trilectron.
Solent Energy, which recently supplied equipment to customers in the UK, France and Greece, will exhibit a 100KVA ground power unit, powered by a Cummins diesel engine meeting the latest emission regulations currently in force in both Europe and the US.
Danish ground power unit (GPU) manufacturer, AXA Power, has spent much of the year marketing and selling its 2200 400Hz converter -- a unit which was the focus of extensive testing at Boeing's Seattle laboratory back in December 1997.
Contract notice: Eu p 1157-15ek1 procurement of diesel-powered ground power units (power supply units) for aircraft.
the world's leading manufacturer of solid-state frequency converters and ground power support (GSE), is a prime contractor for the supply of mobile ground power units which are part of the largest foreign arms sale in U.
Based in Holland, Ohio, and founded in 1971, Tronair designs and manufactures more than 1,000 ISO-certified parts for the aerospace industry, including towbars, wheel chocks, jacks, hydraulic power units, engine stands, lifts, service carts, cranes, ground power units, electrical systems, and nitrogen and oxygen systems.