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SHORT-POD® APU Upgrade Kit
C-130 B thru H
Kellstrom Defense’s SHORT-POD® APU modernization kit is approved and certified by Lockheed Martin for replacement of GTC85-71 and ATM systems on pre-1974 C-130B-H aircraft. The SHORT-POD® APU upgrade eliminates obsolescence and under-performance issues associated with GTC85-71A and air turbine motor system by replacing them with a modern GTCP85-180L engine, which delivers improved performance and reliability, while reducing maintenance costs. The kit contains all parts needed for the modernization including new engine, airframe components, cowling, control panel, hardware, wiring, and manual supplements for IPC, MM and Flight manual.
Engineering support for installation as well as system training for ground and flight crews is available from Kellstrom Defense.
The SHORT-POD® APU Upgrade Kit is available exclusively through Kellstrom Defense and offers C-130 operators commonality with C-130H APU Systems.
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