Ground support equipment supplier Aero Specialties is here at EBACE (Booth No. 1235) as an official distributor of Unitron ground power units. Unitron, based in Dallas, Texas, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and for the first time is unveiling a line of GPUs that are approved to European Union standards.
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Unitron LP, which has been designing, manufacturing, marketing solid-state frequency converters (all-electric ground power units–GPUs) since 1960 when it was first started as a prime contractor for the Defense Department, has entered into a worldwide distribution agreement with Aviall Services for the sale of its all-electric environmentally “green” 28-VDC and 400-Hz mobile and towable GPUs and its onboard solid-state frequency converters (SSF
A casual glance at the item exhibited by Tesla Industries (Stand No. 723) could lead to the conclusion that it is a single-product company. That may be true in the broadest sense because its product catalog mostly lists ground power units that are similar in appearance, but all are notable for being one-man portable.
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