Maintenance Matters

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.

We’ve 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 can’t sustain a charge for long. That’s why a portable GPU and a battery charger should be in every maintenance hangar. Enhanced Flight’s 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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