Ground Power UnitsDecember 11, 2020
Time and tide wait for no one, as we all know too well, and in the field of emergency medicine no truer words have been spoken; every single minute is vital and often, even a matter of seconds can mean the difference between a person being saved and the devastation of a life cut short. Medical emergencies are a race against time Being up against the clock is routine for Medevac teams. High-speed evacuation, safe transportation and medical expertise are areas in which these highly trained and compassionate professionals excel. Not only do they have to locate and access injured or sick individuals in remote or difficult to reach landing sites, they also need to stabilize them, providing quality emergency care from the first instant that they come into contact, often many miles away from the nearest hospital. It’s also true however, that Medevac is called upon in places that […]July 9, 2020
Remote air strips: three reasons why your airplane should carry a GPU In the United States there are tens of thousands of places to land light aircraft. No matter whether the flying machine of your choice is an airplane or helicopter, from the frozen reaches of Alaska down to the warm waters of Key West and every place in between, the possibilities are endless. And we’re not talking about all singing all dancing airports here. We’re not even talking about smaller airfields with basic facilities, the best of which is a coffee machine. What if you’re a pilot who’s looking for something a little off the beaten track? As you’re probably well aware, in the U.S., not only is there an abundance of farm strips where flying visitors are actively welcomed, but – if you’ve honed your soft field landing skills – it’s also possible to touch down in a […]June 22, 2020
Talkeetna Air Taxi is no ordinary air service. Known throughout Alaska as ‘The Glacier Landing Company” it gives visitors the opportunity to access some of the most spectacular scenery in the USA. TAT’s ‘flightseeing’ tours mean that you can witness the remote magnificence of Denali National Park – many parts unreachable by foot or by road – and experience its incredible landscape of glaciers, peaks, icefalls and meltwater pools for yourself.October 3, 2019
Ground Power Unit, or GPU for short, is the name given to power supply equipment that provides clean power for both maintenance and engine starting aircraft that are on the ground.
A GPU, much unlike your average household power supply, is unique in that it provides a very specific “ripple free” or “clean” voltage, this ensures sensitive avionics and control systems within the Aircraft are protected during powered maintenance and engine starting operations.