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Title Ground Power Unit (GPU)
Date 1940-1950
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Generator
Catalog Number 2000.78.1
Description Aluminum-plated generator with black rubber electrical hoses attached. Large plug at one end that connects to plane battery. Rubber wheels attached to the bottom. Green voltage and amp meters on front as well as black dials for a timer and voltage selection. White amp meter on the opposite side of generator.
Provenance Supplied electrical power to propellor aircraft at the airport or maintenance area. Donated to the Delta Flight Museum for use with restored Delta DC-3 Ship 41.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta Airport Customer Service (ACS)
Douglas DC-3
Subjects Electric generators
Airplane equipment
Credit line Gift of James D. Strickland