Airside Airport Equipment Thorough Examination Ltd.

Airport Ground Support Equipment

Airside Airport Equipment Thorough Examination Ltd. is a privately owned company and was formed by GSE industry professionals who had previously worked in companies such as Edgehill, ADE-HML Ltd, DAHMS, Norquip etc presenting over 100 years of experience in GSE design and manufacture.

The company takes pride in its range of core products manufactured to a high standard of quality together with superbly finished refurbished units. Aftersales is paramount coupled with a comprehensive spares availability for all types of ground support equipment.


Airside Airport Equipment Thorough Examination Ltd. as a premier manufacturer/provider of ground support equipment has agreements to sell Mobility Aids (HAYCOMP) and GPUs (JETALL) for partner companies to enhance its core products in Europe. The refurbished equipment gives a financial alternative to our new equipment offered.

Company Profile

  • Passenger Stairs

    JetMaster MR Passenger Stairs

    The Airside JetMaster (SP) self propelled passenger stairs are designed to service both narrow and wide bodied aircraft. The design is based upon the many years of experience within the Airside team providing a safe and user friendly modern passenger stair.

    The upper stair extends hydraulically supported on stainless steel rollers and guide runners. A tilt system for the complete stair assembly combined with the telescopic mechanism provides a versatile height range within the guidelines of CEN.

    Mechanical locks hold the extended stair at each individual step. Five hydraulic stabilizers provide total support for the complete unit when interfaced with the aircraft. The chassis/cab assembly is a rugged design to meet the daily requirements of airport use and yet simple in construction to allow ease of maintenance. The options for cab, engine, gearbox etc are comprehensive due to the modular design.

    The complete unit is designed to CEN and IATA standards.


    • One man operation
    • Hydraulically operated telescoping stairs
    • Safety interlocks
    • Automatic mechanical safety locks on step elevation
    • Stainless steel roller assemblies
    • Available in two height ranges (MR / HR)
    • “Airside” proven chassis/cab design
  • Toilet and Water Servicing Units

    Jetfill 4500 Litre Water Service Unit

    The Airside JetFill range of water service units are of a well proven design to suit individual operator requirements. The tank is manufactured from hygiene quality stainless steel with a hygiene quality hydraulically driven water pump to dispense portable water into five aircrafts.

    All components within the water circuit are non toxic and are housed in a rear locker that features an integral ladder for access to the tank top walkway. The modular design allows the complete assembly to be mounted to vehicle using the flexible mount system which allows the vehicle to flex without affecting the tank.

    The complete assembly is designed to CEN & IATA standards.


    • Stainless steel tank (GRD 316)
    • Access hatches for cleaning or repair
    • Low profile modular design

    View our full range of Water Servicing Units

    View our full range of Toilet Servicing Units

  • Ground Power Units



    • Unit: *0014x
    • Model: 140C17P
    • Manufacturer: Hobart
    • Output: 115/200 Volt AC, 400 Hz, 404 amp
    • Engine: Cummins, Diesel, 6 cyl.
    • Cable: (2) Dual AC output

    Operational Condition

    Refurbishment Option available

    View our full range of Ground Power Units

  • Cargo Loading

    ULD Carriers

    The robust design of the JetLoad ULD carrier permits all types of container and pallets to be carried in a configuration of loading. The design was based on customer discussions to provide user friendly operation combined with ease of maintenance from the top of the loadbed.

    Powered rollers propel the load on and off the bed with a variety of manual stops and sideguides for retention. Controls are located at the rear of the loadbed.


    • One man operation
    • Powered bed
    • Operating controls both sides
    • Carries all narrow based UKD and standard 10ft pallets
    • Capacity 5xld3 containers (or equivalent) or 2x10ft pallets up to 9072 kg
    • Modular design

Company News

See you there! Inter Airport Europe 2019

OCTOBER 2019 I am pleased to announce I will be attending the Inter Airport Exhibition in Munich next week 9th-10th October.  Come and visit me in Hall C6 on Stand 2620.   Mike Cardy Visit Exhibition Website Looking for a reliable supplier? With …

Surplus Equipment Sale

AUGUST 2019 Airside GSE are excited to announce that we have managed to secure surplus equipment from a major global airport handler. This is an incredible opportunity to purchase high level serviceable ground support equipment for highly competitive …

Airside Product Spotlight: June Edition

ISSUE 5                                      JUNE 2019    Welcome back to Issue 5 of Airside's Product in the Spotlight. This month we bring …

Airside Product Spotlight: April Edition

ISSUE 4                                      APRIL 2019  Welcome back to Issue 4 of Airside's Product in the Spotlight. This month we bring …

Airside Product Spotlight

ISSUE 2                                      FEBRUARY 2019  Welcome back to Issue 2 of Airside's Product in the Spotlight. This month we bring you... - In …

Airside are pleased to announce the launch of their new website!

We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live…. We value performance. We want to keep our co-workers, clients and potential customers informed in the best way. Our website is a great medium …


Airside Airport Equipment Thorough Examination Ltd.
Mike Cardy
Office 212, Hangar 1
TAG Farnborough Airport
United Kingdom
GU14 6XA
  • +44 (0)1252 372 555