Our products

Whether it’s line or base maintenance both inside and outside the hangar, or ramp-side ground support, TBD is expertly manufacturing the equipment you need for sustained operations. Through ownership of the complete value chain from in-house design and product development, to phased testing and customer installation, TBD is ensuring safe, high quality products that are dependable for flight critical maintenance processes in any environment.

All equipment is built to conform to WAHR, IATA and EU CE regulations as well as ISO9001 design standards. TBD can also design fully customised systems for niche applications to suit complex customer requirements.

Passenger Stairs
Passenger Stairs
TBD’s parallelogram passenger stairs have a range of sizes to suit most commonly available commercial aircraft, they are compliant to BS and IATA standards.

Built from an all steel construction, the stair flight is mounted on a welded steel chassis sub frame, the stair treads, mid landing and top platform walking area are surfaced with a grip faced aluminium tread plate.

The leading edges are fitted with rubber buffering to protect against damage to the aircraft.

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Pallet & Container Dollies
Pallet & Container Dollies
TBD’s pallet dollies are robust, reliable and compliant to IATA and European standards. They can be supplied with both a roller and a castor bed.

All trailers are galvanised with hi-vis markings and fitted with 50mm or 75mm steel tow bar eyes, TBD’s pallet dollies are suited to fit a range of ULD’s.

They are fitted with an anti-slip walkway and also comes with two twin wheeled front castor running gear and two twin wheeled fixed units are fitted to the rear of the dolly.

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Baggage Trailers
Baggage Trailers
TBD’s robust baggage trailers are compliant to IATA and European CE standards. They have a total capacity of 1600kg on the standard units going up to 3200kg on the heavy-duty version.

All baggage carts are fitted with turntable steering on the front wheels and a highly affective, yet simple to maintain tow bar activated parking brake.

These trailers are designed to provide many years of service with minimum maintenance.

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Engineers' Maintenance Steps & GSE
Engineers' Maintenance Steps & GSE
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.

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Vehicle Mounted Scissor Lifts
Vehicle Mounted Scissor Lifts
TBD’s range of truck mounted scissor lift platforms are specifically designed and equipped for the aviation industry and airport use.

The smaller vehicles are highly manoeuvrable and ideal for general ramp maintenance activity, larger higher platforms on heavy chassis provide increased capability.

All platforms are fitted with fully compliant handrail systems and include anchorage point for work restraints lanyards, it has a capacity of 600kg which can easily accommodate 4 persons and tools.

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Aircraft Docking & Staging Equipment
Aircraft Docking & Staging Equipment
Our experience ensures efficient system designs minimise staging components and reduce hangar floor footprint for maximum strength, stability, safety and optimum workflow.

Full aircraft staging systems as well as a variety of complementary, maintenance task specific access platforms are designed and manufactured by TBD and these are customisable to any fleet type.

From engines and landing gear to full wing sections, maintenance access is provided through safe, high performance platform solutions.

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Specialist Hangar Access Systems
Specialist Hangar Access Systems
Innovative functional design is at the heart of TBD’s product range, all our engineers are passionate about providing solutions for customers that exceed expectation. Developing long-term relationships with leading airlines and service-driven MROs, we focus on flexibility to meet diverse needs as well as maintaining our benchmark industry standards. TBD equipment is safe, robust, fully compliant and engineered to meet the challenges of the demanding aviation sector and maximise base engineering activity.

We manufacture a full suite of multi-purpose maintenance access and staging platforms across all aviation industry segments including: commercial, military, rotary and fixed wing.

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Specialist Engineering & Military Equipment
Specialist Engineering & Military Equipment
As a concept design, engineering and manufacturing specialist, TBD is proud to service almost any tailored requirement for our 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.

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