Ground Support Equipment


Aircraft Ground Energy

GUINAULT has been supplying the European aeronautics industry for more than 60 years with:

  • GPU Ground Power Units
  • ACU Air Conditioner Units
  • Combo Units -combination of ACU/GPU
  • ASU Air Start Units
  • SA Static 400 Hz frequency converter
  • CC Distribution 400 Hz
  • and mobile equipment for Military use

Today, GUINAULT company employs more than 140 people in France near Orléans. Guinault machines are deployed on 5 continents in 125 countries, including the United Arab Emirates, United States, Germany, Singapore, Brazil, Japan, etc.

More than a manufacturer of equipment, Guinault ensures through its proposed solutions that aircraft engines (and auxiliary engines such as APU) are no longer used on the ground, significantly reducing the environmental impact and operating costs of the airlines.


“Lifetime Performance”

Goldhofer and formerly Schopf have joint forces as Goldhofer Airport Technology GmbH in the business area Ground Support Equipment (GSE) to continue to grow and expand their leading market position according to the motto “Lifetime Performance”.


The »PHOENIX« E turns the best-selling towbarless aircraft tractor into a future-oriented, zero-emission apron vehicle. With it, the »PHOENIX« family now comprises a wide range of enormously powerful vehicles that can be individually configured. Regardless of their power train, they are capable of handling all common passenger and cargo aircraft on the market, from the ERJ170 to the B777.


The »SHERPA« family offers the ultimate efficiency. The product line was developed with modular design in mind: Standardized parts with sophisticated options for customized vehicle designs. Long maintenance intervals save money and ensure operational readiness.


The »BISON« family consists of a comprehensive range of aircraft tow tractors capable of handling passenger and cargo aircraft of 150 t to 600 t MTOW. Because the product family is modular, customers can choose between diesel and electric power trains. In addition, a wide range of options allows for customization of your operating conditions. With minimal maintenance and a wide range of components that are identical across the entire product family, you benefit from low inventory requirements and low TCO.

JT2 Group Partner - Goldhofer


Innovation For Aviation

Originally established as a Civil Engineering Firm in the 1960’s, Mallaghan was founded by Terry Mallaghan and has become one of the leading aviation industry suppliers in the manufacture of Airport Ground Support Equipment, producing highly acclaimed GSE products. The company, with headquarter in Ireland, accredits its move towards the manufacture of high quality GSE following extensive research throughout Europe and the Middle Eastern regions. Terry’s keen pursuits took him to many parts of these regions where he identified a need within the aviation industry for schedule streamlining.

 Today the company is managed by the second generation of the family, namely Ronan and Niall Mallaghan. Proud of its reputation and always committed to going to extraordinary lengths to ensure complete customer satisfaction, it is the company’s aim to satisfy the individual requirements of each and every customer, with specific emphasise on the quality and reliability of its products as well as an efficient customer service.

 Mallaghan boasts one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, with 18 product groups and approximately 100 equipment models, the company offers equipment for a wide variety of airside operational services including Ground Handling, Cargo, Aircraft De-icing, Aircraft Maintenance, Fire & Rescue, FBO and VIP Handling, Catering and Cabin Cleaning, PRM Handling and many more.

 The company has manufacturing facilities in Northern Ireland and Atlanta, Georgia; in addition to five other global sites and has equipment operational in over 100 countries worldwide.


Your leading aircraft recovery specialist.

When it comes to aircraft recovery, RESQTEC is your safest option. They are the biggest aircraft recovery specialist worldwide and have 45 years of experience in the industry. RESQTEC has all the expertise and equipment in store to help you. The airport loses a significant amount in income when a runway damage happens. It often leads to long runway closure. However, you can prevent this with RESQTEC’s help.

RESQTEC provides a large range of aircraft recovery equipment. Each aircraft recovery incident is different and therefore requires other materials. See what kinds we offer – either lifting, moving or packing aircraft recovery equipment.