GPU vs APU

July, 31, 2019 by

The former stands for ‘auxiliary power unit’ and is installed in the aircraft and provides power to the electrical system as a supplement to or in place of engine-driven generator power. The latter stands for ‘ground power unit’ and is usually designed to be moveable around the ramp, from one parking place to another.

References:
1. MRCSS

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