Aircraft Safety - Mobile GPU for Remote Locations 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
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.
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.