JetGo 550Mti 28V DC Diesel Hybrid Ground Power Unit

Product Description

The operator friendly JetGo 550Mti Ground Power Unit (GPU) provides 2300A peak and 550A continuous 28V DC output.

The units have been designed to meet the demands of busy corporate, FBO and regional operators. The JetGo is built to provide sophisticated aircraft protection. It also offers ease of operation and manoeuvrability. Key attributes include low noise level, minimum fuel consumption, simple maintenance and proven dependability.

The JetGo offers reliability in the hottest, coldest, highest and most demanding environments, including forward military outposts and at some of the world’s busiest FBOs.

  • Industrial grade Kubota diesel engines with worldwide support
  • 1700 CCA batteries combined with 600A alternators to provide clean ‘cool spool’ starts
  • Overvoltage protection with voltage compensation
  • Soft start and on board aircraft protection
  • Rapid recharging of GPU’s hybrid batteries allows multiple engine starts
  • In hangar aircraft system maintenance can be performed using the 24V GPU battery
  • Low profile design protects aircraft from potential incursions
  • Rust and dent proof fibreglass enclosure with marine grade UV resistant gelcoat
  • Towable, yet easy to push by hand into service position
  • Low noise pollution at under 85 dB
  • Offering up to 50% percent less fuel usage compared to the competition

The JetGo 550Mti is a market leading alternative to the following Ground Power Units:

  • Hobart Jet-Ex-6, Jet-Ex-6D & Jet-Ex-6DZ
  • Tronair / Arvico 112820C1T3, 112820CS1T3, 112820CST3, 112820CT3, 282500, 282500C, 112820C, 112820C1, 112820C2 & 112820CS
  • Jetall JTL28D3
  • Tug Technologies / Davco Magnum GP28M
  • Davco 7028 TVC Magnum
  • Batesfield Diesel 2000 / 3000
  • Guinault GC20
  • FCX Systems GPU028-600-C

Please contact Aviation Spares & Repairs Limited for more information on the JetGo range of ground power units. We are here to help with all of your GSE needs.


Performance & Emissions

  • 4 cylinder 1.5 litre turbo charged (Kubota)
  • 27.2 kW (36.5 hp) continuous @ 3000 rpm
  • 550A continuous
  • 2300A starting capability
  • EPA Tier 4 and Tier EU Stage lllA


  • Fibreglass enclosure (UV resistant gelcoat)
  • Mil-spec DC cable (MS3506) – 30 ft (10 m) 4/0 with aircraft standard NATO plug
  • Powder coated tubular steel chassis with extendable towing bar
  • Marine grade stainless steel exterior hardware
  • Protectoseal safety fill cap with flash arrester
  • Heavy duty wheels and road rated tyres

Hybrid Battery System

  • NorthStar AGM maintenance free batteries
  • 1700 CA / 1400 CCA @ 0 °F (per battery)

Tank Capacity & Fuel Consumption

  • Corrosion resistant tank
  • 9-15 usg (34-57 litres) capacity
  • 0.8 to 1.5 usg (3-5.7 litres) per hour
  • 8-10 hours operation at average load
  • Diesel, low sulphur diesel, Jet-A1, JP4 or JP5 fuel grades

Displays & Instruments

  • Volt and Amp gauges
  • Contactor on / off switch with LED indicator
  • Start / stop button
  • Alarm indicator (faults in protection system)
  • Low oil and fuel with auto shut down
  • Cold weather glow plug preheat system
  • Over speed / under speed auto shut down
  • Fuel quantity gauge
  • Hobbs (hour) meter
  • Amperage fault indicator
  • Emergency stop with lock out

Weights & Dimensions

  • Length: 74” (188 cm)
  • Width: 42” (107 cm)
  • Height: 45” (114 cm)
  • Weight: 1367 lbs (621 kg)

  • JG550-01-425: Custom colour option
  • JG550-01-426: Kit of 4 protective corner bumpers
  • JG550-01-427: Soft start option
  • JG550-01-428: Cold weather kit
  • JG550-01-429-24V: 115V or 220V AC convenience receptacle
  • JG550-01-430: Engine block heater
  • JG550-01-432: 12V LED mounted spotlight
  • JG550-01-433: Low fuel warning strobe light
  • JG550-01-434: Dual output option
  • JG550-01-435: Laptop computer auxiliary tray
  • JG550-01-445: Breakaway 30’ 4/0 DC GPU cable
  • JG550-01-446: Onboard/dedicated 12” wheel chock set
  • JG550-01-447: Flagro FV0-400 390,000 BTU/hr indirect fired oil heater
  • JG550-01-448: 12/14V DC output option
  • JG550-01-449: Manual DC voltage ouput limit control (20V-29V)
  • 12 month manufacturer’s warranty
  • 2 years / 2000 hours Kubota engine warranty
  • 3 years / 3000 hour engine component warranty
  • 24 month NorthStar battery warranty

The warranty is subject to limitations, terms and conditions.