Aircraft Servicing Arrangements

Ramp layouts show typical aircraft servicing arrangements. These typical ramp layouts, showing the various GSE items in position during typical turn-round scenarios of the aircraft. Each operator will have its own specific requirements/regulations for positioning and operation on the ramp.

Airbus A320 Servicing Arrangements

Stand Safety Line

As per Airbus A320 AC, The Stand Safety Line delimits the Aircraft Safety Area (minimum distance of 7.5 m from the aircraft). No vehicle must be parked in this area before complete stop of the aircraft (wheel chocks in position on landing gears).

A320 Servicing Arrangements

Ground Support Equipment

  • AC – AIR CONDITIONING UNIT (or ACU)
  • AS – AIR START UNIT (or ASU)
  • BULK – BULK TRAIN
  • CAT – CATERING TRUCK
  • CB – CONVEYOR BELT
  • CLEAN – CLEANING TRUCK
  • FUEL – FUEL HYDRANT DISPENSER or TANKER
  • GPU – GROUND POWER UNIT
  • LDCL – LOWER DECK CARGO LOADER
  • LV – LAVATORY VEHICLE
  • PBB – PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE
  • PS – PASSENGER STAIRS
  • TOW – TOW TRACTOR
  • ULD – ULD TRAIN
  • WV – POTABLE WATER VEHICLE

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