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  Aircraft ground handling tractor - Patent 4955777
The aircraft tractor of claim 1, wherein said boom is connected to said ground handling tractor by a joint whereby it is rotatable and capable of being slewed and whereby it is capable of being luffed upwards and downwards in a vertical plane.
The aircraft tractor of claim 9, wherein said boom is connected to said ground handling tractor by a joint whereby it is rotatable and capable of being slewed and whereby it is capable of being luffed upwards and downwards in a vertical plane.
A preferred example of ground handling tractor in accordance with this invention is thus arranged to be able to be connected to a wide variety of different aircraft having different types of connectors on their nosewheel assemblies and having these located at a range of different locations on the nosewheel assembly of the aircraft.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4955777.html   (3025 words)

 Aircraft ground handling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aircraft Ground Handling includes all the services with which an aircraft is provided from landing to departure.
Services such as guiding the aircraft into and out of the parking position (by way of Aircraft marshalling), towing and lavatory drainage.
Dispatches the aircraft, maintains comunication with the rest of the airline operation at the airport and with Air Traffic Control.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aircraft_ground_handling   (166 words)

 Advanced Pilot Training: Aircraft Ops - Ground Handling
Aircraft engines will always be warmed up on the ground until proper lubrication and engine operation for the take-off and flight are assured.
Excepting in an emergency, engines will not be run on the ground for warm-up or test unless chocks are placed in front of the wheels of the airplane regardless of whether or not the airplants is equipped with brakes.
During ground operation, the manifold pressure must not exceed the specified maximum cruising manifold pressure, to prevent overheating of the engine while operating in the low rpm (high pitch) position.
www.ww2airfronts.org /Flight%20School/advanced/aircrafthandling/GroundOps.html   (1473 words)

 Aircraft ground-handling vehicle - Patent 4658924   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The vehicle does not cause damage to the ground surface or aircraft nose-wheel or tire and is not required to have a substantial weight as is the case with hitherto known such vehicles.
A further disadvantage is that aircraft tend to be parked at exactly the same position relative to an airport terminal, and repeated use of the ramp at the same position would damage the ground surface.
A boom attached to one side of the turntable, such that when the aircraft nose-wheel is loaded on the turntable the boom runs along the right hand side of the aircraft, carries the electrical cable for ground power facilities and the intercom cable connecting the flight deck with the vehicle operator.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4658924.html   (2563 words)

 Thirty Thousand Feet - Aviation Ground Support
Aircraft Maintenance and Support Manufacture, design, and overhaul a variety of ground support equipment including tow bars, test stands and engine stands as well as tooling equipment to support Boeing, Douglas, Pratt and Whitney, G.E., and others.
Aircraft Service International Group ASIG is a large, independent airfield services company: into-plane fueling services for major airlines, fuel systems maintenance and operations, fuel transporting, ground handling, aircraft interior grooming, GSE maintenance, flight operations and load control.
Unitron Solid-state power conversion equipment: ground power units (GPUs) for military, commercial and business aircraft, stationary converter systems for use in industrial and facility applications, frequency converters for use onboard fixed wing and rotary aircraft, and rack mountable converters for use in laboratory and avionics test areas.
www.thirtythousandfeet.com /ground.htm   (2531 words)

 Smooth Landings
A step toward decreasing ground handling difficulties is to standardize and harmonize friction tester values so airports can provide pilots with uniform and reliable runway condition information that is independent of the type of measuring device.
In addition to improving aircraft ground operational safety, the overall results from this program are expected to increase the capacity of airports and may also apply to highway vehicle safety where winter conditions are severe.
Aircraft braking performance and contaminant drag measurements at speeds from 120 to 170 knots have also been identified as part of future aircraft test run matrices, together with monitoring aircraft wheel brake torque variations during braking efforts.
www.astm.org /SNEWS/MAY_2000/Feature_May.html   (2072 words)

 GN Online: Gasa will not pay for aircraft damage
Ground handling agencies in Gulf airports will continue to oppose any move by airlines to shift the burden of paying for damage suffered by aircraft to ground handling agencies, a mee-ting of the Gulf Airports Services Association (Gasa) decided yesterday.
The airlines are in favour of removing this article so that the responsibility for damage to aircraft will have to be borne by the ground handling agencies.
Gasa is an association of regional non-airline ground handling agencies.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=55772   (343 words)

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Fuel vehicle arrival at aircraft within the area of ramp shall be managed by Seller’s personnel holding required certificate issued by Pulkovo airport authority, certifying the right to manage fuel vehicle arrival at aircraft or its egress from ramp.
Seller’s representative shall be obliged to disconnect fuel hose-end strainers, grounding and bonding cables, remove chocks and fuel vehicle from ground handling area for the distance not less than 75 meters from aircraft.
Aircraft fuel meter shall not be used as a measuring unit for fuel quantity defueled from aircraft.
www.sovex.ru /files/technonogy_eng.doc   (1986 words)

 Ground Handling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Fuel uplifts for medium and heavy duty equipment are efficiently performed while food and beverages are replenished, lavatories emptied and the aircraft cleaned.
Handling fees are quite reasonable and discounts/flat fees are available for bulk/repeat services.
Experienced dispatchers coordinate an aircraft's arrival, servicing and departure with base operations, the F.A.A., Federal Inspection Service (Customs, Immigration and Agriculture) and all Ground Handling services.
www.flybangor.com /handling.asp   (1354 words)

 CATCON airground technologies
We plan new Ground Support Equipment (GSE) or modify our standard vehicles for you on the basis of your own individual requirements: flexibly, with precision and cost-effectively.
Aircraft ground handling requires maximum precision and reliability in spatially restricted conditions.
Loading, driving out to the aircraft, lifting, docking, unloading: never have these operations been able to be completed as quickly and uncomplicatedly as with the new multitalent.
www.catcon.de /en/index.html   (933 words)

 Ground Handling
As I was now becoming more familiar with ground handling I was asked to drive the tow truck (a Rascal).
For aerotowing a glider handles better if it has nose hook, but some only have a belly hook that is better suited to winch launching.
If there is another ground handler available, they should stand slightly ahead and well to one side of the tug pilot and duplicate your signals.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /miskin/gliding/gliding/x_ground_handling.htm   (1867 words)

 A.Searle & Co. - Avtrac
Until this new device arrived on the scene, ground handling of aircraft had not changed significantly since half a century ago.
Military aircraft operators, particularly naval air arms with their extremely tight tolerances in crowded hangar - decks and on flight - decks, are set to become early AVTRAC customers.
Operators of airframe maintenance bases and general - aviation hangers will also benefit from a small device that promises a huge improvement in the ease, speed, accuracy and safety of aircraft ground handling worldwide.
www.asearle.co.uk /avtrac3.html   (95 words)

 AWB AWB 12-1 Issue 2, 17 January 2002 Aircraft servicing and ground handling tasks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The purpose of this AWB is to provide information on the servicing tasks that may be carried out by, but not limited to, the pilot in command.
Certification for the completion of servicing tasks is not required when preparing the aircraft for flight, unless specifically required as part of an approved system of maintenance.
If the aircraft is used for commercial operations, the operator is to ensure that flight crew are adequately trained to carry out servicing tasks.
www.casa.gov.au /airworth/awb/12/001.htm   (374 words)

 Air Cargo Ground Handling by Cargodata.com
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www.cargodata.com /air_cargo_ground_handling_f.html   (428 words)

 Keflavik airport ground handling. Aircraft handling Iceland, handling agents at Keflavik airport.
Aircraft handling Iceland, handling agents at Keflavik airport.
The company operates from its offices and cargo terminal facilities at the airport, which is located next to the passenger terminal ramp.
From check-in to aircraft boarding, Airport Associates staff are on hand to ensure an on-time departure and to provide help and advise to your passengers.
www.randburg.is /is/vv   (369 words)

 A.Searle & Co. Water Derectors
Aircraft fuel systems are designed to deal with these trace amounts and normally no operational problems are encountered.
The Shell Water Detector is a reliable, convenient and cost effective means to verify that the concentration of this dispersed water is below the IATA recommended limit of 30ppm.
If higher levels of water are loaded with jet fuel it is possible that aircraft safety could be compromised....
www.asearle.co.uk /waterdetectors.html   (190 words)

 Aircraft (Science Tracer Bullet - Science Reference Services, Libraryof Congress)
Unlike a lighter-than-air vehicle such as a balloon or blimp, whose weight is balanced by an upward buoyancy force, a heavier-than-air aircraft must be propelled and maintained in the air.
These volumes are intended to be a factual story-telling account of little-known facets of the early formative years of the aircraft industry.
Aircraft handling qualities and pilot-induced oscillation tendencies with actuator saturation.
www.lcweb.loc.gov /rr/scitech/tracer-bullets/aircrafttb.html   (1793 words)

 Air Malta History
It was their intention to base 11 aircraft of the type on the island.
The aircraft was utilized between Malta and Cairo, with stops in Tripoli, Benghazi and Tobruk.
The local share-holders went on to setup Malta Aviation Services (MAS), an aircraft ground handling company, which flourished right until 1975, when today’s Air Malta was set up and the Maltese Government of the new Republic offered MAS shares in Air Malta, in exchange for all the company’s equipment and workforce.
www.geocities.com /robinzammit/AirMalta1946.html   (2192 words)

 Tan Holdings Corporation | CNMI,Guam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
POI Aviation began operations in 1991 to provide a wide range of aircraft ground handling services to both private and commercial aircraft at the Saipan International Airport.
POI currently employs an airline-trained staff of more than 70 people who provide such services as ticketing, pre-checking, counter check-in, passenger handling, baggage handling, weight and balance, load planning, ramp service, cargo handling, aircraft interior and exterior cleaning, aircraft maintenance, water and lavatory servicing.
Its ground floor office houses a cargo operations facility, ground service equipment, motor pool, cargo build-up, and storage areas.
www.tanholdings.com /poi.asp   (177 words)

 Luchtvaart :EROL
Ground Studies for Pilots:Meteorology~Ground Studies for Pilots: Meteorology is a part of the highly-regarded series for students taking commercial pilot and air transport pilot license examinations in the UK.
Ground Studies for Pilots: Radio Aids~The first in a series of training manuals for students taking commercial pilot and air transport pilot license examinations, this book covers the subject of radio aids: basic principles, radio and radar, ground aids and airborne.
Ground Studies for Pilots: Navigation~By R. Underdown, Tony Palmer One of the series of essential texts for trainee commercial pilots, this volume covers general navigation.
www.wilbro.nl /x611.html   (3640 words)

 BBE Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Over the years BBE has developed an enviable track record for ground handling and loading all types of aircraft safely and efficiently, while maximizing the available customer payload on behalf of our clients.
At BBE we pride ourselves on the fact we safely handle 2,750 flights per year in Yellowknife.
BBE plans the loads, stages the cargo and makes sure staff is adequately trained to meet all air carrier and government regulations for safe handling of flights.
www.bbex.com /air_ground.html   (117 words)

 Aircraft Cleaning and Terminal Services from OneSource
As a national leader in aircraft cleaning and aviation facility services, OneSource has the power to keep commercial carriers in the air and airport business soaring.
And because we understand the highly specialized needs of the aviation industry, we share your commitment to safe and efficient operations on the ground and in the air.
Whether the task is cleaning the aircraft, cleaning the main terminal floor, handling passenger baggage, or flagging in jetliners as they taxi to the gate, you can count on OneSource to meet even the highest of expectations.
www.one-source.com /en/aircraft-cleaning.html   (314 words)

 WWW transportation ground handling union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Specializing in airfreight, mail and aircraft handling services including loading, offloading and warehouse operations for airlines in the Eastern United States.
Quantem Aviation Services, Inc. based in Manchester, NH operates cargo, mail, and aircraft handling services in the terminals of Airports for most of the major Airline Services throughout the United States.
World leader in warehousing and the handling of air and surface expedite cargo cartage freight from points in Southern Ontario, Michigan and the Great Lakes States using truck, van, flatbed, and tractor trailer.
way.utairway.com /ground_handling.htm   (859 words)

 Consultants Falcon Consultancy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Broad experience in delivering high quality consultancy services to airports, airlines and handling agencies on all aspects of airport and aircraft ground operations.
This includes advising on all aspects of airport operations including aircraft ground handling, passenger and cargo facilities and airport ground procedures including the development of an Airport Operations Manual
Reorganisation of ground handling at Jeddah, Riyadh and Dhahran
www.aviation-consultancy.com /consult6.htm   (213 words)

 Sabiha Gokcen International Airport - Aircraft Maintenance
HEAS aircraft Maintenance Center is organized to cover the maintenance needs and other technical requirements of aircraft and air carriers using Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
On the other hand formation of know-how infrastructure within the body of HEAS for the Aircraft Maintenance Repair and Modernization Center (HABOM), which is still under project, is targeted.
Projects for at least narrow body aircraft hangar and aircraft parts workshop, which shall constitute the first phase of HABOM, so as to provide a better response to the Market Requirements, are currently under process.
www.sgairport.com /havaalani/eng/hizmetler/ucakbakim.asp   (242 words)

 Chapter 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
  Aircraft landing with a hot gun shall rollout to the end of the landing runway and keep the nose pointed runway heading until the gun can be pinned.
Note:  Unless another indication of an aircraft emergency or accident has been received, an ELT signal shall not require the activation of the PCAS.
  Should an emergency occur that requires an aircraft to land while runway operations are suspended, TRACAB shall inform the pilot of the position of the disabled aircraft or problem and issue subsequent control instructions based on the pilot’s decision.
www.peterson.af.mil /21sw/thuleatc/pubs/tabi/Chap_8.htm   (1722 words)

 Abu Dhabi Airport Services : Introduction
Currently ADAS handles over 1200 aircraft movements per week, operated by more than 30 international airlines and various executive and charter operators.
ADAS are equipped and experienced in handling all types of aircraft.
Most modern ground support equipment suitable to handle any type of aircraft and load are maintained in excellent condition.
www.abudhabiairptsvcs.com /profile.htm   (357 words)

 School of Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The increasing demand of high performance fighter aircraft has introduced areas of concern associated with the aircraft’s handling qualities, control and safety.
The purpose of the work is to analyse the F-16 aircraft’s handling characteristics during combat and near stall scenarios using a holistic simulation approach.
The results of this analysis will be used to evaluate the optimum configuration of bolted joints for selected aircraft structural features and study the methodology for life prediction and relife/rework procedures.
technology.kingston.ac.uk /research/aerospace.htm   (2969 words)

 Aviation Ground Handling - www.avgh.com.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Aviation Ground Handling is a leading aircraft ground handling company operating in Australia and Singapore.
The company supplies a full range of ground support services for passenger, cargo and military aircraft in the Asia Pacific region.
Aviation Ground Handling also provides contract passenger and cargo charters as well as ground handling training.
www.avgh.com.au   (86 words)

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