February 2013 Issue
Plug-In Power: Extend Battery Life
Power-hungry avionics need external voltage. The Enhanced Flight GPU flows impressive amperage and has a battery tender.
Weve killed enough healthy batteries to know that external ground power is essential. Whether for use during preflighting, toying with newly installed avionics or updating data and flight plans, aircraft batteries cant sustain a charge for long. Thats why a portable GPU and a battery charger should be in every maintenance hangar. Enhanced Flights next-generation plug-in power supplies do both, while also conditioning a battery for increased life. We put the latest generation model 2870A to the test and it earned its keep in just one work day.
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