Ground handling
equipment

Intuitive, versatile, ready to roll

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Ground handling
equipment

Intuitive, versatile, ready to roll

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Base maintenance
access equipment

Engineered with purpose

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Base maintenance
access equipment

Engineered with purpose

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Line maintenance
equipment

Guaranteed resilience - for the real world

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Line maintenance
equipment

Guaranteed resilience - for the real world

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Setting the standards by which others are measured

TBD: internationally recognised as the leading provider of long term partnership solutions via a diverse portfolio of Access and Ground Support Equipment.

Professionally engineered and underpinned by a focus on quality that is leveraged across every manufacturing layer from design through to in-situ implementation. TBD is re-defining the lifecycle ownership principles of GSE.

Engineered in Britain, trusted world wide.

Our Products

Ground Handling Equipment

Guaranteed resilience – for the real world

Through tried and tested manufacturing principles combined with over 45 years of consumer feedback from harsh usage environments, TBD’s ground handling equipment is built to last. High grade, corrosion resistant materials are robotically welded to very high tolerances to oppose fatigue from all working conditions. [Find out more]

Base Maintenance Access Equipment

Engineered with purpose

Manufacturing a full suite of multipurpose maintenance access and staging platforms across all aviation industry segments including: commercial, military, rotary and fixed wing; TBD delivers versatile solutions spanning any potential maintenance niche with complete product longevity in mind. [Find out more]

Line Maintenance Equipment

Intuitive, versatile, ready to roll

Designed to help our customers work efficiently for quick maintenance turn-arounds, all of TBD’s line access solutions have been developed with ease of use in mind, and can be customised for any operational requirement. All equipment can be branded with your corporate identity. [Find out more]

Specialist Engineering & Military Equipment

Bespoke solutions

As a concept design, engineering and manufacturing specialist, TBD is proud to service almost any tailored requirement for its customers’ non-standardised needs. Bespoke tooling, transportation and storage equipment are just some of the projects we have implemented from end to end. Applications cover civilian and military environments, conforming to the strict quality standards and operational characteristics of each. [Find out more]

British Engineering

Engineered in Britain, trusted worldwide

Innovation 

Leading today, and tomorrow

Value

Identifying what makes the difference long term

An industry view on the uptake of all-electric ground equipment, the benefits, and where the market is trending.

Embracing the future for everyone’s gain. How TBD chose to automate some core processes with robotics, what it means for skilled labour and production output.

An engineering insight into the different characteristics of steel and aluminium, and how proper material choice equates to products that best meet diverse requirements.

TBD News

TBD Industry Insights

TBD create bespoke equipment for: