Safe & efficient
12 December 2012
The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is responsible for the investigation of civil aircraft accidents and serious incidents within the UK and its overseas territories. To ensure that aircraft parts are han
To ensure that aircraft parts are handled safely and efficiently throughout its Farnborough facility, the AAIB has recently taken delivery of a new 4-wheel counterbalanced truck fromJungheinrich's EFG 3- Series range.
The electric powered truck features fourth generation AC technology which, Jungheinrich says, offers a level of performance that is comparable to that achieved by an IC engine-powered truck.
The truck is used to load/unload aircraft from transport vehicles, and to lift aircraft or structures on to specially designed support stations where AAIB's investigation staff can access them safely and effectively.
The impressive stability of the EFG 316-320 is further enhanced by the truck's high mounted steer axle.