Powervamp & AERO Specialties at NBAA-EBACE

Date Posted: 15/10/2018

The Powervamp aviation sales team will shortly be joining their dedicated US distributor, AERO Specialties, at next weeks NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition, (NBAA-EBACE), being held at the Orange County Convention Centre, Florida. The exhibition is billed as the world’s largest and most important business aviation event and ranks as the sixth largest tradeshow […]

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International Airport GSE Expo Hailed a Success!

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

The Powervamp sales and marketing depts. have recently returned from last weeks International Airport GSE Expo held in Las Vegas.  The expo boasts the largest collection of aviation GSE, (ground support equipment), and exhibitors in the world during the 3 day event. Manufacturers showcased their latest GSE equipment from lavatory carts to automated luggage handling […]

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The International Airport GSE Expo

Date Posted: 01/10/2018

The International Airport GSE Expo is the worlds largest exhibition dedicated to aviation ground support equipment (GSE). The expo is held every 2 years at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.  The 3 day event, (2nd-4th October), will play host to 200+ exhibitors over 65,000+ sq ft of floor space. The expo […]

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What are ‘Emergency Lighting Central Battery Systems’?

Date Posted: 21/09/2018

Emergency lighting central battery systems play an essential role in all public buildings and workspaces. In the event of a power failure, the emergency lighting central battery system switches over to battery power. Not only must the lighting be restored seamlessly, but the emergency system must also be able to maintain an acceptable lux level […]

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The LAPD – All Hands to the Pump!

Date Posted: 14/09/2018

Powervamp Portapump and the LAPD Air Support Division. The Los Angeles Police Department Air Support Division (ASD) is the airborne law enforcement division of the LAPD. It’s the largest airborne law enforcement organization in the United States and operates from the LAPD Hooper Heliport. Established in 1956 and originally devoted to aerial traffic enforcement, it has grown to support a […]

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Airside International Feature – Greener GSE

Date Posted: 10/09/2018

  Powervamp was recently invited to contribute to a feature within the Autumn edition of Airside International magazine. This informative article highlights the more environmentally friendly ground support equipment (GSE) on the ramp and explores the momentum behind the industries’ eventual willingness to get ‘green’ with their GSE. Powervamp has a strong presence within the […]

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Safomar Aviation – Aviation Excellence

Date Posted: 31/08/2018

Powervamp’s aviation division is always actively sourcing new distributors to assist in its worldwide product distribution.  One company that recently contacted the aviation team regarding representing Powervamp is Safomar Aviation. Safomar Aviation was registered in 1987 in Gauteng, South Africa and entered the aviation market by distributing aircraft paint and brokering spare parts into the […]

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The Hapimag Resort – London

Date Posted: 22/08/2018

Founded in 1963 with a profit-oriented business model, Hapimag has more recently adopted a more co-operative model and become one of Europe’s most successful time-share providers. Its 130,000+ shareholders and members can now choose from over 5000 holiday apartments in around 60 resorts in the most beautiful locations in Europe, the USA, Turkey and Morocco. […]

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Powervamp Coolspool GSE – Changing Regional Perceptions

Date Posted: 17/08/2018

Coolspool Power – For most aircraft operators, ground power is simply a necessary evil. It adds nothing to the status of aircraft in which billions of dollars are invested in order to reduce seat mile costs through fuel efficiency or increased capacity. Yet, without reliable ground power, the impact on airlines can vary, from minor passenger […]

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GPU Fast Charger Launched

Date Posted: 13/08/2018

  Small size and low weight are critical requirements for hand-portable aircraft start units, which is why the Powervamp GPU 1700 and GPU 2400 portable aircraft start units have been so successful over the last 24 years of production. The range is in daily use with numerous civil and military organisations around the world because of […]

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Selecting the Correct GPU (Ground Power Unit)

Date Posted: 06/08/2018

  Selecting the correct model of GPU can sometimes be a confusing task. It’s essential that the GPU you select for starting turbines and for providing sufficient power for pre-flight checks, provides the performance and product lifespan that you need. Powervamp is a world-renowned ground power unit manufacturer for the aviation industry since 1993. The following checklist […]

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UK Government Secure Large Order Of Coolspool Ramp Carts

Date Posted: 02/08/2018

In one of the biggest single orders for Powervamp’s Coolspool range to date, the company is to supply 100 x Coolspool 260 battery ramp carts to the UK’s largest military organisation. The carts will be deployed at airforce and naval bases around Britain and at selected UK bases around the world. They will be used to […]

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MASUMA Aviation Parts

Date Posted: 30/07/2018

MASUMA Aviation Parts specialise in the supply of a wide range of aviation products to the military, civil and commercial sectors.  The company started in Argentina in 1994 and soon expanded its operation to its Chile facility in 2011 where its now located at the Arturo Merino Benítez Airport in the city of Santiago. “…MASUMA […]

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Powervamp Power Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Date Posted: 23/07/2018

The world-famous Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) has been held at the airfield in Farnborough, Hampshire since 1948 and over the decades has showcased many pioneering triumphs in aerospace. “…Powervamp has once again been awarded the contract to provide ground power to aircraft in the static air park…” Today the 7-day international Airshow continues to be a […]

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A Flying Visit with Reut Airways Ltd

Date Posted: 12/07/2018

As a British manufacturer Powervamp stands by its various product lines offering cost-effective support and maintenance, to ensure maximum product longevity. Powervamp believes that the key to success is working with customers, to create a mutually beneficial partnership, which will hopefully lead to repeat business in the long-term. “…Reut Airways operate a 24hr service utilising […]

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Telemeter Electronic GmbH Expand Business with Powervamp Support

Date Posted: 09/07/2018

Powervamp is supported in over 60 countries by its network of hand picked distributors and re-sellers.  This network promotes the aviation product lines through exhibitions, product training, demonstrations and concentrated marketing activities and has played an integral part in expanding Powervamp sales and brand awareness. One of Powervamp’s long time European distributors is Germany based […]

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‘Re-Thinking The Ramp’ – Ramp Equipment News Magazine Feature

Date Posted: 02/07/2018

In the first of a new series that challenges the status quo, Ramp Equipment News (REN) put airport ground support equipment under the microscope, and turned to Powervamp to discuss the costs, environmental impact and the biggest question of all – how can it save you money! Ground power is ground power…or is it? For […]

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“Garage to Global” – Business Leader Magazine Feature

Date Posted: 27/06/2018

Powervamp Chairman and Founder, Richard Roller, was recently interviewed by Darren Wood from Somerset based Business Leader Magazine.  The feature was designed to inform the magazines readers about the pressures and pitfalls experienced during a new business start-up, and how to maintain sales despite constant competition. The following is a direct transcript of the interview, […]

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Product Profile – ‘Coolspool Hybrid 300’ GPU

Date Posted: 18/06/2018

The Powervamp Coolspool Hybrid 300 ground power unit is designed to provide continuous power for avionics and to start the engines on all DC turbine and turboprop aircraft by using its fully Tier IV compliant 3-cylinder, water-cooled Kubota diesel engine. Coolspool users benefit from a compact unit, user friendly all weather controls and very low operating […]

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Powervamp Launch Coolspool Fast Charger Range

Date Posted: 11/06/2018

  Powervamp is proud to announce the launch of its new range of fast chargers designed specifically for the Coolspool 17 and Coolspool 29 DC ground power units. The Coolspool portable aircraft start units are currently supplied with an internal 1.9A emergency charger designed to recharge the unit over an extended time period, however frequent […]

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Search Workshop Supplies

Date Posted: 30/05/2018

Search Workshop Supplies (SWSNI) is a family run business and has been operating in the motor and commercial vehicle industry since 1976.  The company supply into the automotive, commercial vehicle, plant and public transport sectors, but also specialise in garage and workshop equipment. ‘Search’ was established in 1976 by Gerald Glass, however it wasn’t until 1995 […]

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Powervamp Commissioning Services

Date Posted: 09/05/2018

For total peace of mind and to ensure that your recent investment is correctly installed and optimised for site conditions, we encourage all clients to have their systems commissioned by one of our competent factory trained engineers. Commissioning is the final and arguably the most important step in completing the installation of any system. Powervamp […]

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The World Service

Date Posted: 30/04/2018

Powervamp has repeatedly out performed major organisations through a combination of superior hands-on technical experience and continuous product development.  However, it’s the customer support and servicing capability that has been the backbone of the company for the last 24 years. Servicing the customer’s requirements after the sale has become as important as closing the initial […]

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Turnkey Solutions

Date Posted: 23/04/2018

  Powervamp offers a range of additional services to complement its range of aviation, automotive, industrial and emergency lighting product lines.  These services are designed to offer the client a full range of options to consider before, during and after a purchase to offer peace of mind during every stage of the process.   Project […]

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A Shining Light Within The Distillery Industry

Date Posted: 09/04/2018

Emergency lighting design is an essential part of a design for any public building. In the event of a mains failure, the safety of a buildings occupants is of paramount importance and therefore it is essential that true and proper measures are taken to ensure that escape routes are fully supported by means of some […]

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Powervamp Feature in Bus & Coach Buyer

Date Posted: 16/04/2018

The Powervamp automotive division was featured in a recent edition of ‘Bus and Coach Buyer‘ magazine. The company was contacted regarding an article on “Things to look out for when buying equipment for garages”. The article explores various companies involved within the commercial vehicle sector to find out what advice should be given to fleet managers […]

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Selecting the Correct Battery Jump Starter

Date Posted: 13/04/2018

Selecting the correct battery jump starter can sometimes be a confusing task. Our guide addresses some commonly encountered questions to help you on your way. The following checklist has been specifically designed to assist Powervamp customers with their battery jump starter selection.  Powervamp’s technical support department or, appointed distributors, will also be pleased to offer […]

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Firing on all Cylinders

Date Posted: 02/04/2018

KUBOTA UK STRENGTHENS ITS POSITION IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY WITH POWERVAMP PARTNERSHIP Kubota, the world-renowned manufacturer of industrial diesel and dual fuel engines, is targeting significant growth in the aviation ground power equipment market after joining forces with Powervamp. Powervamp, an aviation power specialist that manufactures ground power equipment to airports globally, is using Kubota’s […]

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Testing Times with the R&D Team

Date Posted: 26/02/2018

Every product sold within the European Union must by law have a CE mark to prove that it conforms to all legal requirements.  The Low Voltage Directive falls under the CE definition which ensures every product complies with a harmonised standard, and this includes Electromagnetic Compatibility. Electromagnetic Compatibility, (EMC) is defined as the ability for […]

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Taking Care of Business Stateside

Date Posted: 19/03/2018

AERO Specialties provides airport ground support equipment, (GSE), solutions to corporate, FBO, MRO, military, airline and general aviation customers worldwide. Based in Idaho, USA, the company manufactures and distributes high-end new, used and refurbished aircraft GSE. Their extensive and diverse product lines set them apart from their competitors, making AERO the preferred GSE supplier for […]

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What is ‘Greener Power’?

Date Posted: 12/03/2018

Powervamp is uniquely placed amongst ground power unit suppliers to the aviation industry in that it supplies both 28V DC and 400Hz products. So no matter what aircraft, from a Cessna 152 through to an A380, Powervamp have a proven, quality solution. The common denominator behind all Powervamp products is that they are solid state, […]

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Fuerza Aérea del Perú

Date Posted: 05/03/2018

The Peruvian Air Force, or Fuerza Aérea del Perú (FAP) as they are known locally, is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with defending the nation and its interests through the use of air power. Additional missions include assistance in safeguarding internal security, conducting disaster relief operations and participating in international peacekeeping operations. “…the Grupo Aéreo Número […]

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The Story So Far…

Date Posted: 26/02/2018

Ever wondered how the Powervamp brand, product lines and subsequent market domination all started? Well read on… Powervamp Ltd, (the name is derived from power = volts x amps), was formed by Richard Roller in 1993 and incorporated in 1994. Initially building a range of portable jump start packs for starting cars, buses and trucks, the […]

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The Perfect Alliance

Date Posted: 19/02/2018

  Alliance Electronics is a UK based company supplying a wide range of new and remanufactured commercial vehicle electrical, and electronic components, such as instrument clusters, ECUs, gear selectors, PCBs and Adblue pumps. The company also offers a free UK mainland collection and, where possible, next working day despatch. A repair-whilst-wait service is also available subject […]

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Powervamp : Fuelling the Future

Date Posted: 12/02/2018

  Powervamp is the designer, and manufacturer, of the ‘Portapump’ – a powerful DC operated portable fuel transfer system housed within a stainless steel tubular space frame. The Portapump is a rugged, all-weather pump designed for the rapid fuelling or de-fuelling of all types of aircraft or vehicles using jet A1 or diesel with a […]

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The Ince Biomass Energy Plant

Date Posted: 05/02/2018

  Biomass has been used as fuel for tens of thousands of years, however great strides have been made in recent decades. There are now a variety of methods for converting biomass into heat and electricity, from pellets for household heating to waste used to produce electricity in commercial power plants. Biomass fuel, is classed as […]

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“Beating the Big Boys” – Powervamp Feature in Airside International Magazine

Date Posted: 29/01/2018

Airside International magazine recently caught up with the Powervamp sales and marketing team on their bespoke Las Vegas themed stand at Inter Airport Europe – the worlds leading airport equipment exhibition.   The following article is from the Airside International Winter 2017 edition.   Powervamp is a relative newcomer to the world of aviation ground power supply, but it […]

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‘Taking Care of Business’ at the University of Oxford

Date Posted: 22/01/2018

The ‘Saïd Business School‘ is the centre of learning for undergraduates, and graduate students, in business, management and finance at the University of Oxford. With over 500 matriculated graduate students entering each year, it has the largest intake of all graduate business schools in the UK. Undergraduates are also taught as part of the Economics and Management […]

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NEW Emergency Lighting Central Battery Systems Brochure Launched

Date Posted: 27/11/2017

Powervamp is pleased to announce the launch of its latest emergency lighting central battery systems brochure covering both products and services.  The brochure features the Powervamp Effekta range of products, including the EF5 ELI, EF20 ELI, EF33 ELI, and EF20 CBS products and accessories as well as details of previous installations. What is ‘Emergency Lighting’? Emergency […]

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The Sky’s the Limit – Adams Aviation Continue to Expand with Powervamp

Date Posted: 18/12/2017

Reflecting a gradual move to build up its presence in the business aviation market, Adams Aviation, one of Europe’s biggest distributors of aircraft parts, has renewed and strengthened its relationship with Powervamp Ltd, the leading UK-based ground power unit manufacturer. Under the agreement between the two companies, Adams Aviation is able to distribute the full range […]

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Greener Power – Sustaining the Future

Date Posted: 04/12/2017

  Powervamp is a leading UK based company specialising in the manufacture of advanced power solutions for industry. The company sells its product ranges into several industry sectors, the most specialised and demanding of which is the international aviation industry. Powervamp is uniquely placed amongst Ground Power Unit suppliers to the aviation industry in that […]

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Air Tahiti Continue Extensive GPU Trial

Date Posted: 06/11/2017

With a requirement to replace their aging  existing diesel GPUs, in early 2016 Air Tahiti contacted UK manufacturer Powervamp for details on their unique 28V DC Coolspool battery powered GPU. It was agreed that the product was suitable for their ATR fleet and this led to a trial of Powervamp’s Coolspool rechargeable DC battery cart. […]

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Aero Specialties NEW Solid-State Power Converters

Date Posted: 30/10/2017

  PRESS RELEASE AERO Specialties released its newest line of solid-state aircraft rectifiers and frequency converters at the NBAA-BACE and Inter Airport exhibitions. Through a collaboration with Powervamp, AERO is excited to offer the highest quality, best valued frequency converters and rectifiers available on the market. “…extensive aircraft safety features, outstanding efficiency, and heavy-duty construction […]

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Powervamp Launch Aviation Ground Power Selector Guide

Date Posted: 23/10/2017

Powervamp has launched its new aviation ground power selector guide as part of its ongoing commitment to ensuring the most suitable ground power unit is recommended for each customers application.  The guide has been populated with information gathered from existing customers, distributors and the numerous demonstrations that have taken place around the world by our aviation sales […]

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Inter-Airport Europe Hailed as Great Success!

Date Posted: 16/10/2017

  Powervamp would like to take this opportunity to thank the numerous visitors to our recent stand at the worlds biggest airport equipment and services exhibition.   Powervamp may have first exhibited at this important aviation industry exhibition only four years ago, but as our customer base grows bigger, the product range becomes more expansive […]

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NEW Automotive Brochure Launched!

Date Posted: 02/10/2017

Powervamp is pleased to announce the launch of its new 2017 automotive product and accessories brochure. The brochure contains detailed specifications of its range of 12V, 24V and 12/24V battery jump-starters as well as spare parts and available accessories. The brochure launch is part of a new campaign designed to re-connect with Powervamp customers and […]

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Large Military Order Secured by Powervamp Distributor

Date Posted: 25/09/2017

Dutch military order for Nato 200 jump-starters underlines Powervamp distributor Lowland Aerospace’s commitment to full range The Dutch military establishment is one of the latest organisations to choose the heavy-duty Nato 200 jump starter product from Powervamp. An order for an undisclosed but reportedly large number of the company’s Nato 200 units has been placed […]

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The Powervamp PV20 Power Bank – A True World First.

Date Posted: 18/09/2017

In response to a challenge encountered by one of the world’s biggest low cost airlines to provide night-time ground power to its fleet of single aisle aircraft, where there was no power source, and night time noise curfew prohibited the use of diesel generators, UK-based specialist manufacturer Powervamp Ltd developed a true world first. Powervamp’s […]

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NEW Aviation Brochure Launched.

Date Posted: 11/09/2017

Due to the Powervamp program of continuous improvement and development, a revised aviation brochure has been launched to profile new aviation products, improved specifications and also reflect services provided to the most recent airshows. The new 40+ page detailed brochure will be officially launched at the next months Inter-Airport Europe where it will be available to […]

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Powervamp Feature in Video Case Study

Date Posted: 04/09/2017

Cadtek has been established for over 28 years and has unrivalled experience in providing design solutions for designers and engineers across all disciplines and multiple industries. The company provide CAD (computer aided design) solutions within the SolidWorks portfolio. The software allows for 3D design, simulations, testing and virtual prototyping of any design, or management, of […]

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Heathrow Airport Turns to British Manufacturer for 90kVA FEGP.

Date Posted: 28/08/2017

In a hotly contested bid over which company would supply the latest batch of solid state 90kVA FEGP, (fixed electrical ground power), converters to London Heathrow Airport, UK manufacturer Powervamp Ltd was selected to supply an order of 22 of its latest PV90-3 frequency converters for stands 209, 210, 211, 212 and 213 at the worlds busiest airport. […]

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Boca Aircraft Maintenance

Date Posted: 21/08/2017

Portable self-contained ground power units, (GPUs), from Powervamp “have transformed the versatility” of Florida-based Boca Aircraft Maintenance (BAM), according to co-founder David Hintzke. Boca Aircraft Maintenance provides general aviation service and support for a wide range of corporate and business jets from makers such as Falcon, Learjet, Challenger, Eclipse, Gulfstream and Hawker. They are based […]

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Inter Airport Europe 2017

Date Posted: 14/08/2017

Inter airport Europe 2017, will open its doors at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany from 10th – 13th October later this year.  Industry experts from airports, airlines, air cargo carriers and aviation-support in demand of the latest equipment and tailor-made solutions for ground handling, terminal operations, airport IT and airport design will make their way […]

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CAD – A Design For Life

Date Posted: 07/08/2017

CAD (computer aided design) has transformed almost every aspect of the output of Powervamp, the leading manufacturer of aviation ground power units, emergency power systems, static frequency converters and automotive jump-starting equipment. Activities ranging from design conceptualisation to detailed product specification have been streamlined, and the benefits have been felt everywhere from the factory floor […]

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Supporting the Customer at PAS17

Date Posted: 31/07/2017

  As the 52nd International Paris Airshow gets underway, the pressures starts to ease temporarily for the Powervamp Airshow team. 400Hz frequency converters, 28V DC power supplies and 3 and 5 tonne coolers have been situated by their respective aircraft to allow the worlds major airframe manufacturers to showcase their latest aircraft and technologies. “Power […]

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International Paris Airshow – Set Up and Planning

Date Posted: 24/07/2017

As the 52nd International Paris Airshow opens its doors to the worlds media and business visitors, it’s important to acknowledge the background detail that ensures the smooth running of the worlds oldest airshow. “…it’s the fluid nature of the show that remains the biggest challenge…” Although the Powervamp air show team arrived on site eight […]

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International Paris Airshow 2017

Date Posted: 10/07/2017

The 52nd Paris International Airshow will take place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 19 to 25 June 2017, and will once again bring together all the players in the aviation global industry as well as the latest technological innovations. The show is held every 2 years and has more than 150 aircraft displayed […]

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France Air Expo Lyon

Date Posted: 05/06/2017

France Air Expo Lyon is the only GA, (general aviation), exhibition in France.  The exhibition will open its doors from Thursday 8th June to Saturday 10th June at Lyon Bron Airport. The event will bring together the major players in general & business aviation, enabling visitors to discover the industry’s latest developments and innovations from ultralights to […]

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AeroExpo 2017 – The UK’s Festival of Aviation

Date Posted: 29/05/2017

This year AeroExpo has returned to Wycome Air Park, Buckinghamshire. With its close proximity to the South East of England, Wycombe Air Park will enable a greater concentration of private pilots, coupled with a high demand of GA, (general aviation), flying in the area to visit the show. Over 12 years AeroExpo has established itself as […]

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Powervamp to exhibit at 2nd British Irish Airports EXPO

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The 2nd British-Irish Airports Expo will take place on the 7th-8th June at the NEC, Birmingham.  Last years in inaugural launch show was the largest ever airport industry exhibition staged in Britain or Ireland, where industry suppliers and service providers of all sizes showcased their latest solutions and concepts. This years exhibition has moved to a significantly […]

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EBACE 2017

Date Posted: 22/05/2017

The 2017 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2017) will take place from 22 to 24 May at Geneva’s magnificent Palexpo. Thousands of business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, flight department personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly every aspect of business aviation will meet to conduct business and make buying decisions for the […]

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The Police of the Czech Republic

Date Posted: 15/05/2017

The Police of the Czech Republic, or Policie České Republiky as they are known locally, are an armed security force established by the National Council Act in 1991. The force was established to protect people, property and public order and to also prevent criminal offences as stipulated by the Code of Criminal Procedure. The force […]

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Back on Track with Colas Rail.

Date Posted: 08/05/2017

Colas Rail is one of the worlds leading suppliers of railway infrastructure services. The award winning company has designed and constructed all forms of railway across Europe and the UK.  In the UK Colas Rail combines the engineering skills of their specialist businesses to provide total solutions in all aspects of railway infrastructure, from high speed […]

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Crushed by the Wheels of Industry

Date Posted: 24/04/2017

Powervamp portable battery packs capable of jump-starting the biggest Caterpillar front-end loaders are playing an essential role at Torr Quarry, Somerset, where they are ensuring that product mined in the morning can be on a train to London the same night. Typically around 70 trainloads of aggregate are shipped from the site every week. Torr […]

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Powervamp Fly In At Brize Norton

Date Posted: 10/04/2017

Powervamp has recently supplied RAF Brize Norton with a number of its Effekta emergency lighting central battery systems. The three phase units are to be used to provide back up power to the emergency lighting for the new hangar project. The project involved the construction of the new 24,000m2 hangar for the Airbus A400M military […]

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PV45 – The No.1 GPU Choice for MROs

Date Posted: 03/04/2017

A more compact and agile ground power solution for companies maintaining and servicing larger regional passenger jet aircraft is now available in the form of the PV45 mobile electrical ground power unit (MEGPU) from UK company Powervamp Ltd, a world leader in aviation ground power. The company says it has broad appeal for all specialist […]

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Powervamp to Exhibit at Aero Friedrichshafen 2017

Date Posted: 27/03/2017

It is only one week until AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 opens its doors at this years prestigious aviation event. Powervamp will be teaming up with their German partners, Telemeter Electronic GmbH, from 5th – 8th April to showcase their latest range of ground power units over the four days. Celebrating their 25th Anniversary, AERO Friedrichshafen will […]

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Frocester Engineering Feature Powervamp in Case Study.

Date Posted: 27/02/2017

Established in 2002, Frocester Engineering is an innovative engineering company specialising in tube bending, water jet cutting, welding and fabrication techniques to manufacture high quality products to meet customers’ exact requirements. At their headquarters in Somerset, they employ a core team of engineers and qualified welders and have an established network of local and regional […]

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Automotive Double-deck Trailers Utilise Coolspool Aircraft Start Units.

Date Posted: 20/02/2017

A cost-saving solution to the problem of reliably raising and lowering the intermediate decks of double-decker freight trailers has been developed by UK-based Powervamp Ltd, a long-established specialist in automotive battery jump start packs and a world leader in external ground power units for aircrafts. The company’s hand-portable Coolspool 29 utilises technology used in Powervamp’s high-performance […]

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Olympic Games at the Arena – Revisited

Date Posted: 13/02/2017

In 2016 Arena TV were won the contract to broadcast the UK coverage of the 2016 Olympic, and Paralympic games, held in Brazil last year. Three of their largest outside broadcast trucks were driven to Brazil where they were be based for the duration of the games. However, although the trucks accepted 230V at 60Hz for […]

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Date Posted: 23/01/2017

Ashton Gate is home to Bristol City Football Club and has recently completed a £45m rebuild of the site, including the redeveloped of the Dolman Stand and brand new East Stand which was completed in time for the start of the 2015/2016 season. “Powervamp was originally shortlisted by the building consultant due to their extensive […]

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Walk on with Powervamp

Date Posted: 16/01/2017

Liverpool FC have just finished redeveloping their iconic Main Stand, as part of a £260m scheme for the whole Anfield area. The ground, famed for its Kop stand and thrilling big-game atmosphere in the Premier League and Champions League nights, will have its capacity extended by an extra 13,000 seats, increasing its maximum capacity to […]

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RNAS Yeovilton Trial Coolspool 29 Twin

Date Posted: 21/11/2016

RNAS Yeovilton is one of the Navy’s two principal air bases, and one of the busiest military airfields in the UK. It is home to more than 100 aircraft operated both front-line squadrons and training units including all Fleet Air Arm Lynx and Commando Helicopter Force, plus vintage aircraft of the RN Historic Flight. The […]

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Driving the Market Forward at Eurobus 2016

Date Posted: 31/10/2016

Returning to the Birmingham NEC on 1-3 November for its biggest edition yet, the three day Euro Bus Expo will feature nearly 300 sector leading exhibitors representing every link of the supply chain – from the latest ‘must have’ vehicles (over 100 will be on display), vehicle interiors, accessories and workshop equipment, to IT solutions, […]

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Aero-Specialties Represent Powervamp at NBAA 2016

Date Posted: 24/10/2016

The NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is the premier event and annual meeting place for the business aviation community. This event takes place from 1st – 3rd November in Orlando, Florida and brings together key aviation contacts from around the world, including current and prospective business aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one […]

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Powervamp Secure 52nd Paris International Airshow Contract

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  Powervamp has once again been awarded the unique contract to supply ground power to the oldest, and most prestigious, airshow in the world – the Paris International Airshow held at Le Bourget airport. The contract is to provide ground power to all aircraft on display in the static park for the duration of the […]

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Powervamp Launch NEW Aviation Ground Power Brochure

Date Posted: 10/10/2016

  Powervamp is proud to announce the launch of its new aviation brochure showcasing the latest generation of ground power units. The comprehensive brochure includes detailed information on technical specifications, services offered, as well as new gallery pictures and advice on choosing the most suitable ground power unit.  Richard Roller, Chairman and founder, was asked to comment […]

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Powervamp 90kVA Frequency Converter Passes Extreme Performance Tests on Boeing 787

Date Posted: 26/09/2016

Unlike all other current wide body aircraft, the Boeing 787 is unique in many of its features. In particular, turbine starting which is achieved through massive electric starters that under normal conditions are powered from the aircrafts auxiliary power unit (APU). Occasionally an APU can fail, resulting in external power being required to achieve an […]

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ACE16 – Static Display Power At Biggin Hill Airport

Date Posted: 12/09/2016

Air Charter Expo, (ACE16), is a new name on the aviation trade show calendar in 2016, and yet it already boasts a long and illustrious history. European Business Air News organised its first specialist show and conference for business aviation way back in 1991, as the European Business Air Show at London Stansted airport, and […]

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Ground Breaking ‘Coolspool’ GPU features In Airside International Magazine

Date Posted: 05/09/2016

Powervamp’s Sales Director, James Ackland, was recently interviewed for an article on battery powered ground power units for Airside International magazine. The article was part of an in-depth feature profiling all aspects of aviation ground  power, particularly the latest developments within environmentally considerate alternatives to diesel generators. “…units are compact, silent and pollution-free and cost […]

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Uprated Aviation Datasheets Launched

Date Posted: 25/07/2016

  As part of its continuous program of development, Powervamp is proud to announce the launch of its latest range of aviation data sheets with revised product specifications. The latest release showcases the increased performance and significant design changes that have recently taken place. A number of product names have also changed, where applicable, to reflect […]

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FIA 2016 – Another Triumphant Airshow!

Date Posted: 18/07/2016

The Powervamp airshow support division return from a triumphant Farnborough 2016 having supplied ground power to the aircraft within the static park. Despite the wet weather arriving as set-up was due to commence, and half the airshow division in Fairford supporting the RIAT (Royal International Aviation Tattoo), that was held the week before, the Powervamp team […]

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The Powervamp Airshow Division

Date Posted: 11/07/2016

The Powervamp airshow support division is one of the most dynamic parts within the company, offering an unparalleled international service. The division is made up of service engineers, production operatives and graduates and takes to each airshow a massive collective ‘pool’ of experience and product knowledge to deal with even the most unexpected of situations that […]

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Silent and Green for Farnborough 2016

Date Posted: 04/07/2016

The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow. The event is held in mid-July in even-numbered years at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire. The airshow is an important event in the international aerospace and defence industry calendar, providing an opportunity […]

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Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2016

Date Posted: 27/06/2016

The world famous RIAT, (Royal International Air Tattoo) will take place on 8 – 10 July at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.  This years theme will be ‘The Next Generation: Inspiring Innovation’, so with that in mind the      F-35 Lightning II, the world’s latest fighter jet will take to the skies to showcase the next […]

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Olympic Games at the Arena

Date Posted: 20/06/2016

  In an industry dominated by multinationals, Arena TV is a proudly British company specializing in the filming of international events. The company holds contracts with the nation’s major broadcasters to provide coverage of music festivals, large studio shows and sport. Arena own a fleet of 11 large OB, (outside broadcast), trucks that offer on-site […]

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BHX Endorse Powervamp in ‘Ground Handling International’ Magazine

Date Posted: 13/06/2016

Extract taken from Ground Handling International article, ‘Plug and Go’ article,  Issue 2 – Volume 21 – 2016 Chris Daly is the Airfield Engineer at Birmingham Airport and manages the Airfield Engineering section, with responsibility for the fixed electrical ground power units. The airport currently has 54 operational units on site, and these vary in both […]

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Powering the Emirates A380 at Birmingham Airport

Date Posted: 06/06/2016

In support of the Airbus A380 service to and from Dubai that was introduced by Emirates this spring, Birmingham Airport has taken delivery of a combined ground power and cable-carrying system from a single UK supplier, Powervamp Ltd. The equipment includes a set of four Powervamp PV90-3 frequency converters, plus Powervamp’s Sidewinder ground power transfer […]

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Powervamp to Exhibit at British-Irish Airports Expo

Date Posted: 02/06/2016

  Britain and Ireland are renowned for having some of the most sophisticated and successful airport networks in the world, but until now there has never been a major industry Expo that celebrates this. A platform is needed for the community to come together from its many regions to share ideas and expertise, and begin […]

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Powervamp To Exhibit at ILA Berlin Airshow.

Date Posted: 30/05/2016

ILA Berlin Airshow 2016 will host exhibitors from 40 countries with an anticipated 120,000 trade visitors. The exhibition runs from 1st – 4th June and is located at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport and allows companies and organizations to meet with top decision-makers, experts, buyers and young professionals from every segment of the aerospace and aviation […]

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Powervamp Team Up with Flight-Ops at EBACE 2016

Date Posted: 23/05/2016

  The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) is the premier aviation event and the annual meeting place for the business aviation community.  Held 24 to 26 May 2016 at Geneva’s magnificent Palexpo, the convention will bring together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, flight department personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly […]

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Powervamp Appoints Exclusive Distributor for its Portable DC products in North America and Mexico.

Date Posted: 21/03/2016

  Powervamp appoints exclusive distributor for its portable DC products for the North American continent and Mexico. Following detailed talks over a 10 month period, a far reaching agreement was signed in Idaho last week between Powervamp Ltd and AERO Specialties Inc. of Boise, Idaho USA.  AERO Specialties was appointed the exclusive distributor for Powervamp’s range […]

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Coolspool Ramp Cart – Unbeatable Turnaround Cost Savings!

Date Posted: 14/03/2016

PRESS RELEASE Airlines and airport operators around the world are beginning to reassess how they should provide ground power to the many DC-powered aircraft now operated by regional and commuter airlines – a process driven by the rapidly-growing number and popularity of these aircraft. The ground-breaking concept behind their new thinking, spearheaded by Powervamp Ltd, […]

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Supporting the Dyson State of the Art Test Facility

Date Posted: 07/03/2016

Dyson is a well known high-technology manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, fans, heaters and hand dryers. Their main research and development centre is in Malmesbury where they concentrate on future technologies and reportedly invest £3 million every week into research and development, working with more than a dozen leading universities on secret inventions. “lighting must be […]

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Keeping the Spirit Alive at Highland Park!

Date Posted: 29/02/2016

The Highland Park Distillery was founded by Magnus Eunson in 1978. The name of this whisky doesn’t refer to the area of Scotland known as The Highlands, but rather to the fact that the distillery was founded on an area called ‘High Park’ distinguished from a lower area nearby. “The existing outside units were in […]

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Jump-starting Jaguar Land Rover into production!

Date Posted: 15/02/2016

  Products from Powervamp Ltd, one of Britain’s leading specialists in professional automotive jump-starting equipment and portable power supplies, are playing a important role on the production line at Jaguar Land Rover, where they are helping assembly technicians to program and test on-board electronic systems cost-effectively. “The PS12v-200 product is no bigger than a pair […]

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Powervamp keeps the lights on at Horlicks!

Date Posted: 25/01/2016

In May of last year, we were invited to Slough to visit one of the most iconic and historic buildings in the area, more specifically the Horlicks Factory. The reasoning behind the visit was due to the failure of Horlicks’ emergency lighting inverters which were well in need of a replacement if the factory was […]

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BF40MY Cambridge Theatre. Soho. London 2009.

Theatre in need of emergency lighting? Powervamp to the rescue!

Date Posted: 11/01/2016

Over the years, legislation regarding building maintenance has changed meaning that under UK law public buildings are obliged to have an emergency lighting central battery system installed in the event of mains power failure. Not only must the lighting be restored seamlessly, but it must be able to maintain an acceptable brightness level for up to three […]

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Powering the past: Edinburgh Museum gets battery overhaul

Date Posted: 07/12/2015

Powervamp recently visited the prestigious National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh to complete the installation of their Effekta EF20 and EF5 Emergency Lighting Central Battery Systems. The installation is part of a £2 million project to provide a state-of-the-art conservation laboratory which will help enhance the storage area for the national collections. Formed in 2006, the National Museum of Scotland merged the […]

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Servicing – The Greatest Credential

Date Posted: 23/11/2015

While Powervamp Ltd is probably known best as a manufacturer of state-of-the-art product lines for aviation ground power, emergency lighting installations and engine starting systems, the company’s servicing and support capability has now emerged as one of its key strengths. The dedicated service team are based at Powervamp’s extensive premises situated at Barton-le-Clay in Bedfordshire, […]

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