ground support equipment


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ground support equipment

[′grau̇nd sə‚pȯrt i‚kwip·məmt]
(aerospace engineering)
That equipment on the ground, including all implements, tools, and devices (mobile or fixed), required to inspect, test, adjust, calibrate, appraise, gage, measure, repair, overhaul, assemble, disassemble, transport, safeguard, record, store, or otherwise function in support of a rocket, space vehicle, or the like, either in the research and development phase or in an operational phase, or in support of the guidance system used with the missile, vehicle, or the like. Abbreviated GSE. Also known as ground handling equipment.
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The provision of: Aviation safety equipment - instrument landing systems and VOR/DME (VHF omnidirectional range and distance measuring equipment) Ground support equipment - runway snowplows, aircraft tractors, high-lift loaders, etc Airport fire enqines.
E-Z-GO is a manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles and ground support equipment.
Based in Cheltenham, England, UK, Douglas Equipment is a producer of ground support equipment (GSE) in the aviation sector.
According to JBT, the contract is for the supply of a variety of airport ground support equipment including cargo transporters, aircraft push back tractors and mobile passenger boarding steps to support the expanding domestic and intercontinental flight operations of Namibia's national air carrier.
This certification demonstrates Newbow's commitment to quality management systems and secures our position as an industry leading provider of ground support equipment and tooling to the civil and defense aviation industry.
com)-- According to a TechSci Research report, "Global Ground Support Equipment Market By Type, By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2011 - 2021," the global ground support equipment market is anticipated to cross $ 24 billion by 2021, on account of several new greenfield airport developments coupled with expansion of existing ones, in order to accommodate expanding global air passenger traffic.
Leasing and equipment financing provider TCF Equipment Finance (TCFEF) has named Neil Bennett as national finance manager for its airport ground support equipment division, the company said.
Kansas-based ground support equipment supplier Global Aviation Services, LLC has acquired Florida-based ground support equipment maintenance provider D/D GSE Support, Inc, the company said.
e2b calibration has been recognized as a North American authorized service center for Tronair's aircraft ground support equipment (GSE), the company said.
Solutions for aircraft, passenger and cargo handling, security, airport IT, architectural components as well as ground support equipment will be on display.
MECHANICS, MOVING AN AIRCRAFT FROM POINT A TO POINT B GETS A LITTLE EASIER NOW WITH A NEW PIECE OF GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT ON THE SCENE.
Summary: GENEVA/DUBAI - Dnata has recently added four brand new de-icing vehicles to its fleet of ground support equipment at Geneva airport.

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