Ground Support Worldwide

OCT 2012

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PR ODUCT PR OFILE The Flying Food Group "We have excellent records through- out the company to see how the truck does," he says. While cutting fuel use is the primary reason the company decided to try the Eaton system, cutting all that idling time may also show a benefit in maintenance costs, too. "Every business that is out every day conducting business in a large public space like an airport is also interested in ways to reduce carbon emissions," Brown adds. At the end of the day, Global's scissor lift and the rear body supplied on the Navistar engine and chassis doesn't care how it's lifted. Global originally entered the cater- ing and cabin service truck business JO (MPCBM NBOVGBDUVSFT B XJEF range of scissor-lift trucks to service every type of aircraft from small regional airplanes to large wide-body aircraft. With varying height and XJEUI SBOHFT GSPN JODIFT UP inches, the body styles include stain- less steel, aluminum and fiberglass reinforced plywood. Global's line of aviation catering and cabin service lift trucks is designed with an exclusive scissor lift along with two single-stage hydraulic lift cylinders. 4JODF UIF DPNQBOZ IBT TPME more than 200 units to major airlines and in-flight catering companies across the country and internationally. HII Portable BOOSTER SYSTEMS designed for general aviation Primary use for filling or topping off... s Onboard Oxygen Bottle s Underwater Breathing Apparatus (UBA) s High Altitude High Opening (HAHO) s Tires ELECTRIC DRIVEN SERIES 2G Weight: 145-LBS Dimensions: 32"L x 11.5"H x 20"D Noise Level: 60-dBa Double acting or 2-stage design uses no belts or pulleys PNEUMATIC DRIVEN SERIES HIHPG3 Weight: 40-LBS Dimensions: 20"L x 12.5"H x 11.5"D Noise Level: 78-dBa s Accumulators s Struts s Escape Chute s Life Rafts Even if your cascade system pressure drops below 200-PSI The Flying Food Group produces more than 300,000 meals and snacks daily for 70 airlines. Global's scissor lift and rear body are on many of the Flying Food Group USVDLT UIBU PQFSBUF GSPN QSPEVD- tion kitchens throughout the United States and one in Shanghai, China, EFMJWFSJOH NJMMJPO JO BOOVBM GPPE service to 70 airlines and other retail customers, such as Starbucks. The company counts some of the best-known international airlines, such as Air France, British Airways, JAL and Lufthansa, as customers and produces more than 300,000 meals and snacks daily. Owner Sue Gin founded the busi- OFTT JO $IJDBHP JO UP QSPWJEF 9201 Independence Ave., Chatsworth, CA 91311 USA www.hiigroup.com (Toll-Free) 888-780-7867 (Phone) 818-407-3400 (Fax) 818-407-3428 AviationPros.com/company/10017435 26 GROUND SUPPORT WORLDWIDE r 0DUPCFS passenger meals for a single domestic carrier out of Midway Airport. She later expanded to ORD. Under a decades- long partnership, her company and Air France's catering arm Servair jointly operate kitchens at five gateway cities in Chicago, Miami, New York, Seattle and San Francisco. The hybrid truck made its first delivery run to O'Hare International Airport just last summer. Flying Food Group HYD-2619 OXYGEN & NITROGEN SYSTEMS Hydraulics International, Inc.

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