Start Pac Self-Propelled Diesel-Electric Hi-Brd ™ 4

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Part# 11-17739
MFR Model# HI-BRD 4


The Self-Propelled Hi-Brd 4 GPU is ideal for operations that do not always have access to a tug but need to have the ability to easily walk the unit to the aircraft out on the ramp. The unique self-propelled feature makes this eco-friendly 28 volt ground power unit simple and easy to maneuver on the ramp for shorter distances and yet can be towable for longer distances. The 28 volt Start Pac Hi-Brd 4 GPU is one of a select few GPU units that meets current Tier IV EPA emissions standards. This compact economical 28 volt hybrid ground power unit consumes up to 75% less fuel than traditional equipment and runs much more quietly and efficiently. The simple easy to use key ignition allows for fast on the job training and operation. The unit comes standard with our patent pending 26 volt battery technology that read 28 volts when fully charged with a lead acid option if preferred.


  • Automatic soft engine starts from the battery bank
  • Patent Pending Self-Propelled feature for easier mobility
  • Tier IV EPA emissions compliant
  • Full application approval by Yanmar/Isuzu
  • Built in battery charger
  • Built in battery warmer for cold weather operation (Optional for units equipped with lead acid batteries)
  • High visibility digital output display


  • Heavy duty welded steel frame
  • 26 Volt DC-27.6 Volts at rest
  • Environment friendly, low VOC durable powder coat finish
  • 72L x 48W x 56H / 183cm x 122cm x 142cm
  • 1600 lbs / 726 kg
  • 25 ft./ 7.6 m 4/0 power cable
  • Diesel-powered 28VDC GPU
  • 300 AMPS at 28VDC continuous
  • Can be operated in temperatures ranging from 40F to 140F (-40C to 60C) for lead acid batteries
  • 3400 peak amps for lead acid battery bank
  • Fuel consumption: 1.5 Gallons per hour



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