Ground Support Equipment

Description: Knight Aerospace is an authorized manufacture of Ground Support Equipment for the C130. We  have full capability to design support equipment for any aircraft. We can manufacture support equipment to customer provided drawings.

Support Assembly
Aft Fuselage Support
PN: 402508

Description: The Support Assembly is used to support the aft fuselage of the C-130 aircraft during removal of the engines.

Aft Fuselage Support
PN: 20331-1

Description: The Support Assembly is used to support the aft fuselage of the C-130 aircraft during removal of the engines.
Features: The Aft Fuselage Block is adjustable to two heights by removing the second layer of wood support.
T56 Mobile Engine Test Stand
PN: 20700 (A/M37 T-21)

Description: The T56 Mobile Engine Test Stand is used for complete performance testing all series of the T56 engine. The test stand can also be adapted to run the AE2100 Turboprop engine.Features: The system consists of a Control Cab, Engine Run-Up Stand and Fuel Tank. The unit is controlled and monitored by a computer system to monitor engine performance.
Characteristics:
Engine Run-Up Trailer
Dimensions: 192” x 97” x 96”
487.7 cm x 246.4 cm x 253.8 cm
Weight: 14,500 lbs
Control Trailer
Dimensions: 154” x 84” x 98”
391.2 cm x 213.4 cm x 248.9 cm
Weight: 5,500 lbs
Fuel Tank Trailer
Dimensions: 202” x 80” x 98”
513.1 cm x 203.2 cm x 248.9 cm
Weight: 3,950 lbs

Cargo Ramp Support
PN: 20331-1 & PN: 3403198-1 (Left-Right)

Description: The Cargo Ramp Support is placed beneath the cargo ramp when loading/unloading the aircraft to prevent all aft C.G. condition which might cause damage to the ramp, aircraft and/or cargo, or injury to personnel.
Features: The support is adjustable to three height positions by use of a hand lever and lock pin. The support plate pivots in all directions to conform to the cargo ramp attitude.

AE2100 Mobile Engine Test Stand
PN: 52563000-1

Description: The C-130J Mobile Engine Test Stand is used for complete performance testing of the AE2100D3 Turboprop engine. The test stand can also be adapted to run the T-56 engine.
Features: The system consists of a Control Cab, Engine Run-Up Stand and Fuel Tank. The unit is controlled and monitored by a computer system to monitor engine performance.Kits are available for other engines.
Characteristics:
Engine Run-Up Trailer
Dimensions: 192” x 97” x 96”
487.7 cm x 246.4 cm x 253.8 cm
Weight: 14,500 lbs

Control Trailer
Dimensions: 154” x 84” x 98”
391.2 cm x 213.4 cm x 248.9 cm
Weight: 5,500 lbs

Fuel Tank Trailer
Dimensions: 202” x 80” x 98”
513.1 cm x 203.2 cm x 248.9 cm
Weight: 3,950 lbs

Engine Buildup Dolly
PN: 4000014SP-1

Description: The Buildup Dolly is designed to provide support to the T-56 engine by the T-56 Engine Shaft through the H-casting and lobster tail on the forward end of the engine.
A standard 200-000-101 QEC dolly with modification kit for engine build-up.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 180”(L) x 79”(W) x 94”(H)
Weight: 1650 lbs

QEC Transport Dolly
PN: 4000014SP-9

Description: The Transport Dolly is designed to provide support for QEC buildup and storage, and is air transportable.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 177.5”(L) x 77”(W) x 93”(H)
4.5 m x 2 m x 2.4 m
Weight: 1350 lbs

P-3 Engine Transport Dolly
PN: 20054-1

Description: The P-3 Transport Dolly is designed to facilitate QEC buildup and storage, and is also air transportable.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 177.5”(L) x 77”(W) x 93”(H)
4.5 m x 2 m x 2.4 m
Weight: 1550lbs
P-3 Engine Buildup Dolly

Description: The Buildup Dolly is designed to provide support to the engine by the T-56 Engine Shaft through the H-casting and lobster tail on the forward end of the engine.
A standard 200-000-101 QEC dolly with modification kit for P-3 engine build-up.


P-3 Engine Transport Dolly
PN: 20054-1

Description: The P-3 Transport Dolly is designed to facilitate QEC buildup and storage, and is also air transportable.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 177.5”(L) x 77”(W) x 93”(H)
4.5 m x 2 m x 2.4 m
Weight: 1550lbs
P-3 Engine Buildup Dolly

Description: The Buildup Dolly is designed to provide support to the engine by the T-56 Engine Shaft through the H-casting and lobster tail on the forward end of the engine.
A standard 200-000-101 QEC dolly with modification kit for P-3 engine build-up.

QEC Transportation Fixture
PN: 20301-101

Description: The QEC Transportation Fixture is a skid mounted, air transportable fixture designed to house the QEC for transportation on any cargo type aircraft.

QEC Storage Fixture
PN: 20301-1

Description: The QEC Storage Fixture is a skid mounted fixture designed to house the QEC in non air-transportable situations.
Ground-use only.

The T-56 Engine QEC Buildup Stand
PN: 20271-39

Description: The floor mounted QEC Build-up Stand frees up the QEC dolly by providing temporary support prior to mounting on the aircraft or dolly.

T-56 QEC Support Stand Assembly
PN: 63D34070

Description: The QEC Support Stand provides temporary support for a QEC preparatory to mounting either on an aircraft or on a dolly. Note: cannot be used for transportation.
Features: “A” Frame for prop shaft support, individual legs, one for each side of the QEC, and four bolts and nuts for mounting legs to QEC.


Engine Controls, QEC Firewall Fixture Installation
PN: 20084-1

Description: The QEC Firewall Fixture Installation is used on the PN: 200-000-101 or PN: 4000014SP-1 QEC Dolly to rig the engine controls prior to the installation of the QEC on the aircraft.

Aircraft Maintenance Shoring Supports
PN: 7134770 & 7134771

Description: The Shoring Supports are used to support the fuselage during heavy maintenance to the C-130/382 aircraft. A set of shoring consists of seven cradles, containing wheels to allow for moving into location, and jacks, to setup on the aircraft.





Cargo Ramp Dolly Assembly
PN: 338242-13H

Description: The Cargo Ramp Dolly Assembly is a manually operated lift that elevates to remove or install the cargo ramp on the C-130 aircraft.

Upper Cargo Ramp Dolly Assembly
PN: 342286-13H

Description: The Upper Cargo Ramp Dolly Assembly is a manually operated lift that elevates to remove or install the upper cargo door on the C-130 aircraft.

Scissor Lift Dolly Assembly
PN: 3402797-1

Description: The Scissor Lift Dolly Assembly is a hydraulic operated lift designed to provide a safe and efficient means for the removal and installation of engine turbines, external fuel tanks and in-flight refueling pods and hose reels.




Control Surfaces Lock Set
PN: 337008-26H-24

Description: The Lock Set is used to lock the control surfaces (rudder, elevator, aileron) in place when the booster assemblies have not been removed from the aircraft.
Features: The Lock Set is constructed of aluminum and is lined with a rubber pad to protect the aircraft skin. The locks are retained to the aircraft by an elastic cord. Safety streamers are attached by steel lanyard to alert the ground/flight crew to remove them prior to operation of the controls.

Quick Engine Change Sling Assembly
PN: 404055-9

Description: The Sling Assembly is used for handling the Hercules engine, the nacelle, or the complete Quick Engine Change (QEC) package with or without propeller. The adjustable lifting eye can be locked in any of the three positions to vary the CG point according to the configuration of the load, a jackscrew provides fine adjustments.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 82.75” x 44” x 8.30”
210.2 cm x 102 cm x 21.1 cm
Weight: 200 lbs
Rated Capacity: 3,927 lbs (1,781 kg)404055-9 Sling Assembly in packaging.

Refrigerator Unit Installation Sling Assy
PN: 3402242-1

Description: The Sling is used with Hoist Assembly 3402245 for removing and installing the Cargo Compartment Air Conditioning unit. It is applicable to the C-130/382 and C-130J/382J aircraft.
Note: For aircraft equipped with air conditioner PN 2200440-6-1 or 2200440-10-1.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 3” x 3-1/2” x 26”
7.6 cm x 8.9 cm x 66 cm
Weight: 7 lbs (Approx.)

APU Installation Hoist Assembly
PN: 3402246-1

Description: The Hoist is used to install or remove the Model GTCP85-180L APU. It is also used to install or remove the Model GTCP85-185L [A] APU which is for the C-130J/382J aircraft. Used on Airplane Serial 4580 and up.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 8” x 14” x 35”
20 cm x 35.6 cm x 89 cm
Weight: 15 lbs

Prop Transport Dolly
PN: 3400847-1/3400847-17

Description: The Prop Transportation Dolly is used to support and #60 shaft propeller and its related assemblies. The Dolly is primarily designed to transport the propeller dome assembly and spinner of the C-130 aircraft. The Dolly is air transportable and may be towed.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 100”(L) x 80”(W) x 47”(H)
2.54 m x 2 m x 1.2 m
Weight: 678 lbs

Portable Propeller Pier
PN: 66961000, -1 with Casters and -25 without Casters

Description: The Portable Propeller Pier is designed to be used as a propeller support at remote locations. The size and weight of the pier provides easy portability in the event of the remote engine changes. This eliminates the need to carry a propeller dolly.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 34” x 34” x 47.5”
86.4 cm x 86.4 cm x 120.7 cm
Weight: 74.5 lbs

Portable Propeller Pier
PN: 66961000, -1 with Casters and -25 without Casters

Description: The Portable Propeller Pier is designed to be used as a propeller support at remote locations. The size and weight of the pier provides easy portability in the event of the remote engine changes. This eliminates the need to carry a propeller dolly.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 34” x 34” x 47.5”
86.4 cm x 86.4 cm x 120.7 cm
Weight: 74.5 lbs

Nose Radome Dolly
PN: 3401350-175

Description: The Dolly provides a safe and efficient means for removal, installation, and storage of the Nose Radome.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 92” x 80” x 60”
2.3 m x 2 m x 1.5 m
Weight: 960 lbs
Capacity: 360 lbs

Nose Gear Jacking Bar
PN: 3401504-1

Description: The bar is designed to be placed between two flat nose wheel tires and, by placing jacks under each end, raise the nose gear for tire change
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 2.25” x 11.2” x 63”
5.7 cm x 27.9 cm x 160 cm
Weight: 200 lbs

Universal Hoist Assembly
PN: 3402245-1

Description: The Hoist Assembly is used for installing or removing the refrigeration unit located in the right forward wheel well and is also used for installing or removing the APU generator located in the left wheel well. It is applicable to the C-130/382 and C-130/382J aircraft.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 8” x 8” x 49”
20.3 cm x 20.3 cm x 124.5 cm
Weight: 15 lbs

Radome Sling
PN: 404058-1

Description: The Sling allows the removal of the radome and consists of fabric webbing, two metal handles, and a metal hoisting ring. This assembly enables the radome to be hoisted with a crane or lifted manually.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: Approx. 3 cu. ft. (packaged)
Weight: 20 lbs
Capacity: 360 lbs maximum

Refrigeration Unit Handling Dolly
PN: 3402248-1

Description: The Dolly Assembly is used to transport the Flight station or Cargo Compartment Air Conditioning Unit and to support the unit during storage. It is applicable to the C-130/382 and C-130J/382J aircraft.
Note: For aircraft equipped with Air Conditioner PN 2200440-6-1 or 2200440-10-1
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 30” x 34” x 44”
76.2 cm x 86.4 cm x 111.8 cm
Weight: 60 lbs

Aircraft Wheel Removal Dolly
PN: 402500

Description: The Aircraft Wheel Removal Dolly is used for installation, removal and ground transportation of the landing gear wheels. It can be used for any heavy over-sized wheel/tire.
Features: A hydraulic pump mounted on the dolly which allows for operation similar to a forklift.

GTC Instl, Removal and Transport Dolly Assembly
PN: 3400849-1

Description: The Dolly Assembly is used for transportation, removal and maintenance of the Gas Turbine Compressor (GTC), or the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) on the C-130/382 aircraft.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 70” x 47” x 68”
177.8 cm x 119.38 cm x 172.72 cm
Weight: 215 lbsPN: 3401207-1

GTC Instl, Removal and Transport Dolly Assembly
PN: 3401207-1

Description: The Dolly Assembly is designed to facilitate installation, removal, and transportation of the Gast Turbine Compressor (GTC) or the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) on the C-130/382 aircraft and the C-130J/382J aircraft.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 104” x 48” x 60”
264 cm x 122 cm x 152 cm
Weight: 400 lbs

Aircraft Towbar
PN: 403980-1
The Towbar is used to tow the aircraft by the nose landing gear. It attaches to the nose gear towing bolt with a locking latch. The aircraft may also be pushed backwards for short distances with the Towbar.
Note: To tow the aircraft on level, firm, smooth surfaces which present low towing loads.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 183.13” x 15” x 11.38”
465.2 cm x 38.1 cm x 29.9 cm
Weight: 190 lbs
Fuel Cell Breathing and Ventilation System
PN: 92103100

Description: The unit is designed to purge a fuel cell down to acceptable LEL fume levels in a minimal amount of time using pneumatically driven components. In addition, the unit will provide breathing air for three persons simultaneously and is equipped with a Stand-By Air supply in the even of failure of the drive compressor or the Breathing Air Pump.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 127.5” x 58.25” x 74”
319 cm x 145 cm x 185 cm
Weight: 2800 lbs

Aircraft Portable Refrigerator/Freezer
PN: 20206-1

Description: The Refrigerator/Freezer is a small compact unit capable of operating off 115V, 60 Hz, or 28 VDC. The refrigerator is also capable of operating as a freezer unit.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 31.13” x 19.63” x 19.38”

Aircraft Maintenance Stands
P-3 Engine Maintenance Stands
Shop Engine Maintenance Stands
Custom made shop Maintenance Stands
Engine Shop Maintenance Stands
Stands to customer drawings or design for specific application
Outflow and Safety Valves
PN: 3403248-1

Description: The test set is used to perform an operational check of the outflow valve and/or safety valve.
Note: Shop air required for operation.
Features:
High & Low Vacuum Set
Air Pressure Set
Control Assembly
Safety Valve
Pressure Set
Hose AssembliesCharacteristics:
Dimensions: 24” x 17.25” x 9.63”
63 cm x 44 cm x 25 cm
Weight: 48 lbs

Mechanic’s Hand Carried Tool Kit
PN: 3401486-15

Description: This Tool Kit is a carry-around box with sufficient quantities and types of tools for general maintenance. The Tool Kit is made up of wrenches, socket set, hammers, and pliers of the proper size and quantities for general maintenance around a C-130/382 aircraft.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 8.75” x 11.25” x 21”
22.2 cm x 28.6 cm x 53.3 cm
Weight: 40 lbs

Strut Hoist Assembly
PN: 350001-3

Description: The Hoist Assembly is used to lower or raise the main lading gear oleo strut assembly during removal or installation operations.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 18.5” x 20” x 6.8”
47 cm x 50.9 cm x 17.2 cm
Weight: 20 lbs

Maintenance Platform 3’ to 10’
PN: B-1

Description: This Maintenance Platform provides a portable work platform for general aircraft maintenance, inside or outside of hangers, where the working level requirements are variable from 3 to 10 feet.
Characteristics:
Weight: 800 lbs

Boarding Stair Aft Entry
PN: 20265-1

Description: The boarding stair provides access to the rear entry door of the C-130 for general access.

Vent Valve Fuselage Fuel Tank Adapted Kit-Test
PN: 3401376-1

Description: The Vent Valve Fuselage Fuel Tank Adapter Kit-Test is used to test the vent valve on the fuel tanks on the C-130 aircraft.

Ground Safety Lock Aircraft
PN: 4S40000-101A

Description: The Ground Safety Lock Aircraft is used to lock aileron during maintenance operations.

Thrust Trailer
PN: 20F875

Description: Thrust Trailer for the F100 Engine
Note: Adapter kits for other engines are available

Thrust Calibration Kit
PN: 3888B

Description: The Thrust Calibration Kit is used to calibrate the Thrust Trailer.

External Fuel Tank Cradle Assembly
PN: 3403221-1

Description: The Cradle Assembly is used with the MWS-16 Maintenance Platform to remove and replace the external fuel tank or inflight refueling pods (tanker-version). The Cradle Assembly is designed to nest the external fuel tank in nylon webbing and provide some up-down adjustment of the tank for installing wing attach bolts. Lateral and fore-aft adjustments are provided using Positioning Table PN: 3403222-1.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 56” x 74” x 36”
142 cm x 188 cm x 91 cm
Weight: 200 lbs

X-Y Positioning Table
PN: 3403222-1

Description: The positioning table is used to make small adjustments in position when aligning items such as external fuel tanks to bolt holes in the wing.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 60” x 90” x 12”
154 cm x 229 cm x 30.5 cm
Weight: 200 lbs

Brake Bleed Set
PN:3402684-39

Description: The Brake Set will bleed all four brakes at once or individually if desired and return fluid to the auxiliary hydraulic tank.
Characteristics:
Dimensions: 16” x 20” x 20”
40.1 cm x 50.8 cm x 50.8 cm
Weight: 45 lbs





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