International GSE Expo 2021

On October 5-7, 2021, Mercury GSE attended the International GSE Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The International GSE Expo is the global marketplace for Ground Support Equipment (GSE). With over 2,500+ attendees, 250 exhibitors the expo is the platform to see and experience product innovations and new technologies that can help improve operational efficiency and reliability.

The International GSE Expo has long been the premier business-to-business event where ground support equipment (GSE) professionals and vendors from around the world meet to share ideas, discoveries, and important issues affecting the market.

With three days to network, gain new insights, and build lasting relationships, Mercury GSE welcomed the opportunity to grow its customer base, increase brand awareness, and foster industry partnerships at this event.

Learn more about our rentals, leasing, sales, service, and rebuilding by visiting or calling us at 866-MY-GSE-CO.

Meet Us at the International GSE Expo

What does a restored Gateway Bronco and Mercury GSE have in common? We’re both classic, durable and stand the test of time.

Meet us at the International GSE Expo Oct. 5-7 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and learn how Mercury GSE can rebuild your American iron and provide you with the best ground support equipment rentals, leasing, sales and service.

Trends come and go, but legends never fade. Like the Bronco, we have stayed true to our commitment to quality and professionalism.

Mercury GSE offers top-tier ground support equipment services to cargo and ground handling providers, MROs and airlines all over the world. From our flexibility of service to our industry expertise, we stand out as one of the most experienced and fastest-growing ground support equipment providers in the aviation industry. 

The International GSE Expo showcases the latest products, services, equipment and technologies for the global ground support industry. Stop by Booth 519 and learn how we can keep your ground operations moving.

We’re Taking Flight

With three days to network, gain new insights and build lasting relationships, Mercury GSE welcomed the opportunity to grow its customer base at Aviation Week’s MRO Americas Conference.

Mercury GSE provides dependable ground support equipment rentals, leasing, sales, service and rebuilding to aviation-industry professionals so they can perform core functions successfully without interruptions.

We’re always happy to work with United Rentals and were excited to co-exhibit with them at the conference.

One thing that seems to be on everyone’s mind is how the aviation industry is changing. We spoke with other industry professions and got their take on how they see the industry moving.

“There is so much demand for lift right now,” said Tim Kissel, Director of Maintenance at Kalitta Air. “I think we’re going to be flying a lot of hours in the coming years.”

“What we’ve seen over the past few years is a lot of push down on suppliers to be more responsible for their product from a long-term maintenance and support,” said Jason Cohn, Aftermarket Service professional at L3Harris.

All-in-all, Mercury GSE enjoyed additional exposure in the east coast and looks forward to expanding into new markets, acquiring new equipment and the aviation industry taking flight once again.

With two state-of-the-art maintenance and production facilities near Las Angeles International Airport and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Mercury GSE has the support team to ensure your ground operations run smoothly. Learn more about our rentals, leasing, sales, service and rebuilding by visiting or calling us at 866-MY-GSE-CO.



A Less-Than-24-Hr Response

Mercury GSE received a call Tuesday night about a transmission shift issue in El Paso. We immediately dispatched one of our technicians to the scene to troubleshoot and repair. In addition, our friends at JBT AeroTech sent the needed parts in a timely manner. In less than 24 hours, we had the unit up and running for our client, UPS.

Today, we remember those who have come to the rescue for us by serving in our country’s armed forces and paying the ultimate sacrifice. We are grateful for their service.

Have a happy Memorial Day weekend.

Clay Shootout Event Raises More than $52,000 for Veterans in Need

<img class=”alignnone wp-image-1286 size-full” src=”” alt=”” width=”1000″ height=”667″ />Professionals and amateurs alike took to the shooting range on an overcast March morning in Fort Worth, Texas to test their shotgun skills, while also supporting those who have served our country’s armed forces.

Mercury GSE and more than 25 participating organizations, including commercial contactors, suppliers and aviation industry professionals, joined nonprofit, Veterans Xtreme Adventures, in a clay shootout and fundraising tournament to help veterans better transition into civilian life.

The fundraiser and networking event took place at Defender Outdoors Clay Sports Ranch. There, participants on teams of four chose 12- or 20-gage shotguns and attempted to garner the most points as they shot sporting clay targets after a thrower machine propelled the targets into the air.

Mercury GSE co-sponsored the second annual event as top tier title sponsors with United Rentals.

“Events like this one are what helps us have a better outreach,” said Danny Tackett, strategic accounts manager at United Rentals. “It’s great that big organizations are willing to get involved.”

The tournament saw big winners and noble attempts, with the biggest win being supporting a good cause. The fundraising event raised more than $52,000 to help veterans with therapy, job placements, counseling and other needs.

To learn more about the work Veterans Xtreme Adventures does to help veterans lead successful lives, visit

Don’t Sweat. We Have Your Aircraft Air Conditioning Needs Covered

As passenger travel picks back up and summer temperatures approach, it’s important that airlines stay ready to maintain cool and comfortable cabin environments for their passengers and crew. Mercury GSE is your source for aircraft air conditioners, just in time for summer.

From small air conditioners suitable for regional jets to large units that service the largest of aircrafts in the most extreme environments, our variety of air conditioning units can meet your specific needs. Keep scrolling for a quick list of what we offer.

We have a limited availability, so call ahead at 866-MY-GSE-CO or visit to request a quote.

Our Stock:

Small | TLD ACU-302-CUP Air Conditioner

  • Has a cooling capacity of 24 Nominal Tons of Refrigeration.
  • Suitable for narrow body aircrafts, regional jets and commuter aircrafts.
  • Designed with commercially available parts and requires low maintenance.
  • Utilizes an environmentally safe R-134a refrigerant.

Medium | TLD ACU-804-CUP Air Conditioner

  • Has a cooling capacity of 65 Nominal Tons of Refrigeration.
  • Suitable for single connection aircrafts and any narrow or medium bodied aircraft.
  • Includes a rotary screw compressor that continuously adjusts pumping capacity to accommodate demand.

Medium | TLD ACU-802-CUP Air Conditioner

  • Has a cooling capacity of 115 Nominal Tons of Refrigeration.
  • Suitable for single connection aircrafts and any narrow or medium bodied aircraft.
  • Includes a rotary screw compressor that continuously adjusts pumping capacity to accommodate demand.
  • Does not require a pump-down cycle.
  • Utilizes simple operating controls.
  • A 127-gallon diesel fuel tank provides more than 10 hours of operation.

Large | TLD ACU-808-DUP 150-Ton Air Conditioning Unit

  • Has a cooling capacity of 150 Nominal Tons of Refrigeration.
  • Suitable for the largest aircrafts in the most challenging ambient.
  • Utilizes an environmentally safe R-134a refrigerant.
  • Can be mounted by truck or trailer.
  • Vertical air discharge condenser reduces sound and heat under all wind conditions.
  • Simplified operator controls include indicators that allow for easy operation.

Got questions, comments or would like to request a quote? Call us at 866-MY-GSE-CO or visit our air conditioning units page at

Meet Us at the MRO Americas Conference

This year’s MRO Americas Conference offers professionals in the commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul sector three days to network, gain new insights and build lasting relationships April 27-29 in Orlando, Florida.

Mercury GSE is excited to co-exhibit at the event with United Rentals, and we look forward to meeting you at the conference and tradeshow.

There is much to anticipate regarding the show, but here are the top three things we’re looking forward to:

1. Forging strong customer partnerships.

At Mercury GSE, we value strong customer partnerships. The MRO Americas Conference is a chance to meet new faces in the industry, forge strong relationships and expand our reach and services.

2. Gaining new industry insights.

From learning about industry forecasts and key trends to how to sustain an inclusive workforce to how digital collaboration models can play a bigger role in the MRO sector, the MRO Americas Conference’s discussion sessions and tradeshow experience offers a chance to examine how our industry continues to adapt and grow.

3. Sharing what we do.

Mercury GSE provides dependable ground support equipment services to aviation-industry professionals so they can perform their core functions successfully without interruptions. Our 24/7 customer response, upkeep of our fleet, flexible financing options and maintenance distinguishes our rentals, sales, leasing and rebuilding services. We look forward to meeting you at the conference and sharing more about what we do.

Visit Our Booth

We’re excited to offer new customers an exclusive offer at the MRO Americas Conference. Visit us at Booth 1411 and mention Mercury GSE to receive 10% off one month’s rental or one month free if you sign a year commitment with us.

See you at MRO Americas.

A Critical Response Means No Fooling Around

What transpired as a call on April Fool’s Day, turned out to be no joke at all.

Mercury GSE responded to an emergency call April 1 at Los Angeles International Airport with technicians on the scene within an hour.

Quick, efficient and dependable. That’s what defines Mercury GSE’s customer response.

The situation called for a tractor and crane, so, with the help of our partners Anaheim Fullerton Towing, we worked into the night to get the customer up and running.

Whether it’s rentals, leasing, financing or maintenance, we’re here when you need us the most — no fooling around.

Mercury GSE -proud sponsor for the Dallas Station Shootout Charity Golf Tournament

Grapevine, TX- Mercury GSE was proud to be a sponsor for the Dallas Station Shootout Charity Golf Tournament hosted by Southwest Airlines. The tournament took place at the Cowboys Golf Club on Wednesday Septemeber 2nd. The Cowboys Golf Club is one of the top-rated golf courses in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The tournament admission included a breakfast buffet, unlimited range balls, and 18 holes of golf with Dallas Cowboy themed carts sponsored by Mercury GSE. The tournament also featured a raffle as part of the fundraiser. One of our very own team members David Dieterich won a trip to Colorado! Mercury GSE teamed up with our strategic business partners from United Rentals to play as a team in the tournament. Our company was honored to be able to contribute the highest sponsorship possible for the tournament. This sponsorship was one of many for the company.

What made this event so special was all proceeds from the tournament were donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in North Texas. Make-A-Wish is a non-profit organization that helps fulfill the wishes of children with critical illnesses between the ages of 2 ½ to 17 years old. The money raised in the tournament will help fulfill a wish for a child. Mercury GSE is both proud and honored to have been able to not only sponsor but participate in such a special tournament for a good cause.

Ground Support Equipment Enables Smooth Soaring

At Mercury GSE, we provide quality ground support equipment (GSE) – the support equipment found at an airport, usually on the ramp and the servicing area by the terminal. This equipment is used to service the aircraft between flights. As the name suggests, ground support equipment is there to support the operations of aircraft while it is on the ground. The role this equipment plays generally involves ground power operations, aircraft mobility, as well as cargo and passenger loading operations.

Ground Handling

Many airlines subcontract ground handling to an airport or a handling agent, or even to another airline. Ground handling addresses the many service requirements of a passenger aircraft between the time it arrives at a terminal gate and the time it departs for its next flight. Speed, efficiency, and accuracy are important in ground handling services in order to minimize the turnaround time or the time during which the aircraft remains parked at the gate.

Ground Maintenance

Small airlines sometimes subcontract maintenance to a much larger and reputable carrier, as it is a short-term cheaper alternative to setting up an independent maintenance base. Some airlines may enter into a Maintenance and Ground Support Agreement (MAGSA) with each other, which is used by airlines to assess costs for maintenance and support to aircraft.

Ground Services

Most ground services are not directly related to the actual flying of the aircraft, and instead involve other service tasks. Cabin services ensure passenger comfort and safety. They include such tasks as cleaning the passenger cabin and replenishment of on-board consumables or washable items such as soap, pillows, tissues, blankets, and magazines. Security checks are also made to make sure no threats have been left on the aircraft.

Ground Equipment

Mercury ground support equipment comprises a diverse range of vehicles and equipment necessary to service aircraft during passenger and cargo loading and unloading, maintenance, and other ground-based operations. The wide range of activities associated with aircraft ground operations lead to an equally wide ranging fleet of GSE. For example, activities undertaken during a typical aircraft gate period include: cargo loading and unloading, potable water storage passenger loading and unloading, lavatory waste tank drainage, engine maintenance and aircraft refueling.

Contact Us

Mercury GSE


9445 Ann Street
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(562) 653-0654


905 Cook Lane
Saginaw, TX 75209
(469) 754-2444