Passenger Boarding Stairs

Ground Handling Equipment

Designed for rapid but safe deployment to access wide, narrow and regional body aircraft, TBD’s passenger stairs can reach doors for any fleet composition. Telescopic and parallelogram construction allow for precision height adjustments while being firmly ground anchored. Both power assisted and towable stair options feature all weather design elements such as aluminium and stainless steel architecture, heavy duty anti-slip treads, robust awnings, and buffering to protect the aircraft upon docking. Every set is fully compliant to ISO and IATA standards.

Towable passenger stairs

Towable passenger stairs

TBD’s towable passenger stairs have a range of sizes to suit most commonly available commercial aircraft, they are compliant to BS and IATA standards. The passenger stairs are constructed with a fixed lower stairway and telescopic upper section mounted on a welded steel chassis-frame with Ackerman steering for maximum stability when manoeuvring.

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Powered passenger stairs

Powered passenger stairs

The range of TBD powered passenger stairs comes with many features as standard, developed with world leading ground handling companies to provide market leading product and ensure total safety to passengers, operators and aircraft.

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