Ground Power Unit

✔️📘✏️Ground Power Unit (GPU) is an equipment that powers, or starts, aircraft, whilst on the ground.

✔️📘✏️Ground Power Unit can be either a fixed or mobile unit which can be connected to the electrical system of an aircraft.

✔️📘✏️GPU either provides 120V AC or 28V DC power.

✔️📘✏️Ground power units usually consist of a generator powered by a diesel engine but may found in other configurations.

✔️📘✏️Aircraft Generator used for the power supply while the aircraft in on ground would result in great amount of noice and consumption of aircraft fuel.

✔️📘✏️GPU therefore is very useful very the aircraft are parked and have to be started and preventing noices.

✔️📘✏️GPU also helps to distribute all the electrical loads equally.

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