basic function of the following Support Equipment (SE).
Mobile Electronic Power Plant (MEPP)
Aircraft Spotting Dolly
Aircraft Tow Tractor
- a) Mobile Electronic Power Plant (MEPP)-Provide ac and
- dc electrical power for serviving,
- starting, and maintenance of aircraft ashore or aboard ship. Some are diesel engine powered and some are
- electrically (external) powered. Some
- are vehicles which can be driven,
- some are a walkbehind self-propelled, and some must
- be towed or moved by hand.
- b) Aircraft
- spotting dolly- Designed to tow, turn, and position aircraft within the confines of a hanger deck (shipboard use
- c) Aircraft
- tow tractor- Gasoline or diesel powered tractors used for towing and spotting aircraft ashore and aboard
- ship. Some of the tractors are equipped
- with a cab to protect the driver,
- but most have an open driving position.