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Equipment and materials for preparing an aircraft for its next flight; this includes cleaning, performing checks, refueling and boarding.
ground airport equipment [1] air start unit jet refueler tow bar tow tractor

air start unit click to hear

Vehicle that is equipped with an air compressor driven by a gas turbine; it pumps air into the aircraft’s jet engines to start them.

jet refueler click to hear

Truck that pumps fuel from underground tanks into the aircraft’s tanks.

tow bar click to hear

Device that connects the tow tractor to the aircraft’s front landing gear.

tow tractor click to hear

Very heavy vehicle that pulls or pushes an aircraft onto the maneuvering area or the parking area.