Air forces throughout the world use Lightfoot integrated servicing systems for the recovery and re-charge of aircraft and ground support equipment. Capable of a full service cycle from one machine; recovery, pressure test, vacuum and re-charge. These units are designed with the military in mind. They are robust, air transportable, mobile and suitable for use in high ambient temperatures.
In fact all systems that we provide are specifically designed to operate under arduous circumstances in a variety of climatic conditions with high operational reliability. The designs also reflect the often limited time frame for servicing, noise and weight limits.
We are the current supplier of Eurofighter DASS refrigerant servicing equipment and the Apache Mk1 and 4 holistic refrigerant servicing systems.
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The UK Ministry of Defence required a new machine to replace an interim solution that had been in service for 15 years which was no longer fit for purpose. The design requirements of the machine meant it had to be capable of recovering, replenishing, vacuum dehydrating, and pressure testing the DASS system on their Typhoon aircraft.
Airbus Defence & Space (AD&S) GMBH required a series of tools and bespoke engineering jigs to be able to check the integrity of their Wing Tip Pod refrigeration pipework system.