Start Pac Hi-Brd 4 300 Amp Diesel-Electric Aircraft GPU

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The Start Pac HI-BRD-4 is a free-running GPU for operators who need a powerful solution, away from the hangar, to jump-start their fleet of aircraft and perform maintenance on various cockpit systems such as inverters, avionics, GPS and other high draw aircraft systems, including on-board air conditioning.

Its unique self-propelled feature makes this ground power unit simple and easy to maneuver on the ramp for shorter distances and yet can be towable for longer distances. It is equipped with eco- friendly diesel engine (3 Cylinder, 23.5hp) that meets current Tier IV EPA emissions standards and permanent magnet generator to provide you with up to 300 Amps of clean continuous no duty cycle power.

The HI-BRD-4 will provide a faster and cooler engine start.


  • Heavy-duty welded steel frame
  • Removable doors for easy maintenance access
  • Environment friendly, low VOC durable powder coat finish
  • 56” x 46” x 60”
  • 1073 lbs / 487 kg
  • 25 ft./ 7.6 m - 4/0 power cable


  • Diesel-powered 28VDC GPU
  • Lead-acid or Safe lithium-Ion
  • 300 AMPS at 28VDC continuous
  • Overvoltage protection
  • Overcurrent protection
  • Over-temperature protection
  • 2700 peak amps for the lithium-ion battery bank
  • 3400 peak amps for the lead-acid battery bank
  • Fuel consumption: 1.5 Gallons per hour
  • Recharge time: Between 1 and 8.5 hours


  • Yanmar/Isuzu 3 cylinder diesel engine (Tier IV EPA emissions compliant) with permanent magnet generator
  • Full application approval by Yanmar/Isuzu
  • Automatic soft engine starts from the battery bank
  • Fuel consumption: 1.5 Gallons per hour - 25 gallon/95 liters fuel tank
  • No duty cycle, clean continuous power
  • Self-propelled unit (can be proposed without the self-propelled variant)
  • Complete all-in-one unit is supplied with built-in chargers and 25'/7.6m heavy duty 4/O aircraft cable
  • Latest technology in safe Lithium-Ion batteries for engine starting - Twice the battery life of lead-acid
  • batteries (Lead-acid as an option)
  • No sulfation issue as lead-acid (can be left in a discharged state without causing damage to the plates)
  • Powerful, sealed cells non-hazardous battery bank, maintenance-free
  • Built-in battery warmer for cold weather operation (Optional for units equipped with lead-acid batteries.
  • Standard on Lithium-Ion battery units) : Can be operated in temperatures ranging from –40°F to 140°F (-40°C to 60°C) for lead-acid batteries, and -20°F to 140°F (-28°C to 60°C) for Lithium-Ion batteries
  • Nontoxic, nonspillable and recyclable batteries (can be easily and safely returned to the earth without any
  • detrimental environmental repercussions)
  • Heavy-duty steel case with environment friendly, low VOC durable powder coat finish, easy to handle, built for heavy-duty usage. Removable doors for easy maintenance access
  • Large wheels to allow easy maneuvering
  • High visibility built-in digital output display: voltmeter/ampmeter/hour meter
  • Emergency shutdown switch
General Information
Part #Hi-Brd-4
ManufacturerStart Pac
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