When it comes to Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Maintenance Tooling for the repair and manufacture of aircraft or engines, HYDRO stands for innovation, experience and reliability. As the world market leader, we set the standards – from a uniquely large, innovative product portfolio to complete system solutions from our engineering division, through to a diversified range of services.

In addition to more than 3,000 GSE products and over 25,000 tools for countless different types of aircraft and engines, HYDRO also specializes in developing complete system solutions. An extensive product-related service, broad-based engineering expertise and deep industry knowledge – acquired over decades – have combined to make us “preferred supplier” for many of our customers.

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HYDRO will move US production of jet engine stands for European customers to its headquarters in Biberach, Germany. This strategic move allows HYDRO Systems to better align to the needs of its European customers, reduce shipping costs, and provide quicker response times. This will be particularly beneficial to customers such as Rolls Royce, who use jet engine stands from HYDRO Systems to safely transport Trent 1000, XWB, and Trent 700 engines.

In this issue of our quarterly newsletter you will find an interesting interview with our Director Customer Technical Integration Claude Leduc, we present a very good and safe way to store engines, we show you how HYDRO helped a customer with an Aircraft On Ground, we show you our recovery tool Load Limiter, and we present a very easy way to protect engines.

In this issue of our quarterly Newsletter we’ll keep you up to date on the new facelift of our COBRA engine change system, on when you need Boeing tooling, on engine shelters to cover the winter season, on how to use our latest universal tow-bar, on our latest service-center in Tokyo, on what you should know about the aircraft lower deck, and you’ll find an interesting interview with our new Executive Vice President Dr. Thomas Rupp.

Our universal tow-bars are specially designed to suit multiple aircraft types. They are fully equipped with multi-purpose tow-head, tow-eye and undercarriage. Easy and tool-less change of a ball lock pin allows to serve a wide range of aircraft applications. Learn more on how to use a TOWUNIV9 tow-bar in this application video.

In this issue of our quarterly Newsletter we’ll keep you up to date on HYDRO supporting all global Airbus flight lines with Ground Support Equipment, on our new partnership with Dynell, on tripod-jacks for a very special aircraft - the Antonow AN-124, on what you should know about aircraft water tanks, and you’ll find an interesting interview with our Senior Manager GSE Pamela Lanzillotti.

HYDRO signed a global distribution agreement with Dynell. The innovative product range includes efficient diesel-driven ground power units, a completely new concept for solid-state ground power units and all kinds of connection systems including cable coils, pit systems, charging systems and connectors. First and foremost, this agreement is a benefit for all customers.

Here you can see the Rolls-Royce #Trent1000 engine in the HYDRO Trent 1000 Basic Stand. It’s a perfect harmony of the #engine and its storage in the #BasicStand, the little brother of the #HYDRO APS. The stand is owned by our customer Lufthansa Technik, Shannon. #HYDROworldwide

An interesting interview with our Director Customer Technical Integration Claude Leduc. He talks about his role at #HYDRO, about HYDRO’s biggest potential, about current #challenges, and about #opportunities in the #aviation market.
Really worth reading!

Next week our #HYDRO France Team is participating at the #AlternanceAerospace with a virtual booth. The fair is based on an initiative of the #FrenchGovernment with the objective to support and hire #apprentices. Become part of our #crew! #hydroworldwide #virtualbooth #France

In case of an aircraft recovery scenario, where the aircraft needs to be pulled out, a load limiter might be just the right thing to complement your existing recovery-kit. Check out the video to see the ultimate load limiter in action.


Our tripod-jacks are also used for the assembly and #maintenance of simulators. Here you can see our tripod-jack FEN121 at #STARLUX Airlines while a setup of their brand new A320neo simulator.

#HYDROworldwide #insafehands #simulator #A320neo #MRO

We are excited to be attending at the #InterairportCONNECT exhibition this week.
The #networking event provides the perfect opportunity to connect with professionals from around the world. Don’t miss this great chance and register for free! #HYDROworldwide #runwaytorecovery #MRO

Look at these smart and easy to build up loan wide-body-tripod-jacks at our customer #JetAviation, Basel. They have been used on an #A330 aircraft. Our wide- and narrow-body tripod-jacks on loan are quickly available at the lowest shipping cost. #hydroworldwide #AOGsupport #GSE

Ramadan Kareem - Have a blessed #Ramadan everyone!

We are currently searching for committed professionals in Toulouse, France. Check out the following job vacancy: Technicien de Maintenance aéronautique (m/w/d)
For more information visit:
#career #vacancy #HYDRO #aerospace #Toulouse #technicien #hiring

Have you already upgraded your Boeing B737 bootstrap kit? Is your bootstrap kit to correct revision and safety level? Contact your HYDRO service center! We have the required mod kits in stock and we are happy to support you with a fast turnaround. #HYDRO #insafehands #bootstrap

We are currently looking for committed #professionals in Biberach, Baden (GER).
Are you looking for exciting prospects in the #aerospace industry? Check out our latest job #vacancies on our website:
#HYDRO #jobs #applynow #VPSales #IT #ProductManagement

Check out our impressive brand-new flame cutting system from Zinser. Now we are able to produce nearly all required sheet metals from 2 - 200 mm, for our GSE and Tools.
#HYDRO #sandblast #cuttingsystem #ZINSER4025 #welding

We are excited that we have received our official certificate of membership of the National Business Aviation Association! We look forward to connecting with the members.
#NBAA #nationalbusinessaviationassociation #aviation #businessaviation #insafehands

Check out the impressive RR T1000 #engine in the HYDRO EPS universal wide-body pedestals. The T1000 pedestals are used by many of our customers. #HYDRO manufactures the EPS #pedestal system to cover all of the most popular wide-body engines in service from the OEMs.

This week our Director Technical Integration Claude Leduc participated in the 123rd IATP conference. We look forward to providing solutions tailored to each individual operation during these turbulent times. HYDRO - In safe hands.
#IATP #aircraft #conference #MRO #HYDRO

This week, our global sales team had an interesting training for the new @JB_ROCHE_Ltd FLASHPLUG AIR. It changes the way engines are protected. FLASHPLUG AIR is the perfect solution when storing an aircraft for extended periods. Protect your engine today! #engine #MRO #Flashplug

Here is a nice shot of our RT axle-jack while a wheel change on a B747. With their compact and robust design, they are suitable for the most common narrow-body and wide-body aircraft types.
#MRO #AxleJack #B747 #aircraft #wheelchange

With the help of the MLGTMULTI-1, the LGD11-001 and the NLGFA320, the transfer of the nose landing gear from the MLGTMULTI-1 to the landing gear dolly after a NLG change is easier than ever, no crane is required. The NLG can now be transported, removed, or installed #MRO #NLG

Gong Xi Fa Cai - Happy Chinese New Year from HYDRO!
We would like to wish our colleagues, partners and friends good luck, health and prosperity. Have a fabulous New Year ahead!
#ChineseNewYear2021 #CNY2021 #Yearofox

Gong Xi Fa Chai - Happy Chinese New Year from HYDRO!

We would like to wish our colleagues, partners and friends good luck, health and prosperity. Have a fabulous New Year ahead!
#ChineseNewYear2021 #CNY2021 #Yearofox

Throwback Thursday // Here you can see a historic HYDRO RH-Axle-Jack.
Did you know that we have sold more than 3,000
RH/RC-Axle-Jacks since 2004, although they are our smallest axle-jack product family?
#throwbackthursday #heritage #historicaxlejack #quality #axlejack #MRO

Engine shelters are useful for airlines as well as MRO’s, to protect workers and sensitive equipment from bad weather conditions. We have a stock of engine shelters for all
wide-body aircraft as well as all narrow-body aircraft available. #MRO #engineshelter #AOG #aircraft

Welcome to the latest member of our global
service-network – Tokyo! In collaboration with the outstanding safety team from Horiguchi, we now offer recertification, repair and replacement of HYDRO products to OEM standards in Japan. #MRO #Service #aviation

The COBRA engine change system is the economic, safe and highly efficient system solution for engine maintenance.
Read more on how we have brought our COBRA engine change system to an even higher level of operator, engine and aircraft safety.

The lower deck of an aircraft is usually used as cargo space. But what are unit load devices? How is the cargo system in the Airbus A350 XWB working? And why does Lufthansa sometimes have even toilets in the cargo hold? Read more:
#aviation #cargo #MRO

Learn more on how to use a TOWUNIV9 tow-bar in this application video. Easy and tool-less change of a ball lock pin allows to serve a wide range of aircraft applications.
#aviation #aircraft #towbar #GroundSupportEquipment

Last week our Director Customer Technical Integration Claude Leduc completed a very productive customer service visit to perform a Service Bulletin for Airbus at Canadian Forces Base Comox in support of the C-295. #servicebulletin #comox #c295 #cfbcomox

During the holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our success possible. Wishing you a year filed with health, joy, harmony and prosperity.
May the holiday spirit be with you, your family and dear ones!
#seasonsgreetings #happyholidays #HolidaySpirit

This is an interesting interview with Dr. Thomas Rupp talking about his role as Executive Vice President Tooling, and about how customers will benefit from HYDRO’s new organizational structure. #tooling #airframetooling

When do you need @BoeingAirplanes tooling? Who needs it? How many tools do you need? What do you have to consider when buying tools? And how do you know if your vendor is a licensee? Read more:
#tooling #mro #linemaintenance

Today some new trunnions for a #RollsRoyce XWB engine transportation stand finished in production. These front fixtures are crucial parts, because they are used to mount the aircraft engines on the stands. Thanks to our milling team for a great job!
#xwb #enginetransportation

Happy Thanksgiving from HYDRO! May you and your loved ones have a wonderful day filled with gratitude and happiness. We are thankful for all of our friends, customers and business partners, and we are very grateful to have the opportunity to work with you!

Are you in urgent need of a tripod-jack set for narrow-body or wide-body aircraft? Our modular fly-away tripod-jacks are available at short notice, allow cost-effective shipment and are ready to use right away!
#gse #aog #avgeek #tripodjack #maintenance

Throwback Thursday – This is one of our first axle-jacks back from 1967!
#heritage #longevity #insafehands #avgeeks #throwbackthursday #MRO

The water and waste system supplies potable water to the lavatories and galleys of an airplane, and removes the sink and toilet waste. But how is it stored? How is the waste water discharged? And how is the water refilled? Read more:

#avgeeks #gse

HYDRO tripod-jack spotted at @DublinAerospace . Thanks for sharing @Michaelkelly707 !
#gse #mro #insafehands #tripodjack

Throwback Thursday // In 1990 our headquarters in Biberach, Germany, received its landmark – a Tupolev TU-134 A!
#throwbackthursday #insafehands #tupolev

Recently a HYDRO team was on-site at @BoeingAirplanes in North Charleston. Their focus was customer care and service, ensuring optimal integration of the COBRA engine change system into the assembly of the #B787.
#customercare #insafehands #finalassembly

We are proud that all @Airbus flight lines will be equipped with HYDRO GSE for a period of five years. Airbus uses the GSE on the flight lines to perform a variety of tests on the completed airplanes.
#GSE #flightline #insafehands

Learn more on how to use a FENT tripod-jack in this application video. This special version allows quick and easy shipping around the world due to its modular concept.

#tripodjack #mro #aircraftmaintenance #groundsupportequipment

Interesting interview with our Senior Manager GSE talking about her role as a product manager, about how new products come to life, about the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for suppliers like HYDRO, and much more.

#gse #mro #productmanager

Recently we did proof load tests and recertification of various tripod-jacks at JFK for @JetBlue. Our service team is able to perform on-site service on short notice with mobile proof-load equipment. This saves our customers both, time and costs.
#proofloadtest #mro #jfk

Next stop on our US Customer Satisfaction tour: The Boeing 737 assembly facility in Renton, Washington, where about 30 % of the worldwide fleet flying today were built. Our team has their ears open to the needs of our customers.
#boeing #B737 #customersatisfaction

Not an everyday product for our quality inspection team. The Load Limiter easily passed the proof load test with 300 kN tensile force. It is needed in the event of an aircraft recovery scenario, where the aircraft needs to be pulled out.
#aircraftrecovery #gse #airport

This week our VP Sales and Business Development Nera-Lee Herzig-Patel and Director Customer Technical Integration Claude Leduc performed a very productive customer service visit to Boeing Field Delivery Center.
#Boeing #seattle #customerservice #insafehands

In case of a recovery scenario, where the aircraft needs to be pulled out, a load limiter is the right thing to complement your existing debugging kit. It monitors the maximum applicable load and disconnects if an excess load is being applied.
#airport #recovery #avgeeks

Access to even more Ground Support Equipment - We have signed a global distribution agreement with Dynell. This agreement will be a benefit for all our customers.
#groundpower #groundsupportequipment #mro #maintenance #groundhandling

Are you in urgent need for a Rolls-Royce Trent XWB SES (Split Engine Stand)? Currently we have a brand new one available immediately for loan, lease or purchase.
#enginestand #trentxwb #mro #rollsroyce #maintenance

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