DRS Technologies, Global Enterprise Solutions (GES) Aviation Division, is the leading provider of MRO services to the United States Coast Guard aircraft. We utilize General Electrodynamics Corp. (GEC) and their AN60-6 aircraft scales to perform our weighing’s. GEC’s reputation in Weight & Balance Industry and continual work with the US Military were deciding factors in… [Read More]
GEC AN60-6 portable aircraft platform scales were tested per Boeing criteria. A range of tests were performed to verify accuracy, temperature, slope, and corner loads. The scales met and exceeded the extensive test requirements and performed within the accuracy and repeatability. Click here for Boeing Letter of Reference…
The Mass Properties Group at L-3 Platform Integration in Waco, Texas, recently had an opportunity to weigh another antique aircraft. The company painted the U-3A , and then subsequently weighed it prior to flight. Read more… Click here to learn how to get your own LPA400.
Weight and balance are two integral aspect of safe flying, and many aircraft incidents have been attributed to aircraft that were overloaded or that were not properly balanced in their distribution of weight. Because of the known dangers associated with this, aviation authorities have established requirements that pilots must follow. At GEC Scales, we offer… [Read More]
General Electrodynamics Corporation (GEC) portable truck scales recently made a guest appearance on NBC 5 DFW. GEC has been partnering with law enforcement agencies since 1955 to ensure commercial vehicle safety is a top priority. One of the many enforcement agencies is Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, who have been implementing GEC Model MD400 in their… [Read More]
UNITED/CONTINENTAL AIRLINES has now implemented the fourth and fifth service centers for their B747, B777, B787 and A350 maintenance and FAA reporting system. After a successful partnership, and implementation of GEC systems at United’s Chicago (ORD), San Francisco (SFO), and Washington Dulles (IAD) stations, a fourth system was delivered earlier this year to its Denver… [Read More]
UNITED/CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, has now implemented the third service center for their B747,B777, B787 and A350 maintenance and FAA reporting system. The world’s largest air carrier has partnered with General Electrodynamics Corporation’s (GEC). United chose GEC’s aircraft weight and balance system for use at Chicago (ORD) and San Francisco (SFO), concluding two years of rigorous testing… [Read More]
General Electrodynamics Corporation (GEC) recently completed delivery, on-schedule, of over 250 kits to an unspecified customer for computing accurate weight and balance of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) RQ-7 Shadow aircraft. GEC’s equipment was selected by the customer due to GEC’s piezoelectric sensor deployed in their scales. The US Army customer couldn’t achieve the needed… [Read More]
GEC course approval for -50 qual Click here to learn more about AWBS training.
General Electrodynamics Corporation (USA) – General Electrodynamics Corp. (GEC) introduces its newest line of aircraft weight and balance scales. The LPA500Xi has a capacity of 50,000 lbs., physically weighs 48 lbs, has an overall height of 1.9 inches and is accurate to +/- .1%. Click here to learn more about the LPA500Xi.