HYDRO Systems UK Limited

With aviation one of the oldest dreams on mankind became true. Aerospace is one of the most fascinating technological fields. Since more than 50 years HYDRO designs and products innovative solutions for the maintenance, repair and construction of civil and military aircraft. Our experience and the knowledge of our employees have made us the market leader for Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Maintenance Tooling.

Even market leaders can start from humble beginnings. HYDRO started up in 1965 as a small engineering business in Biberach, a picturesque village in Germany’s Black Forest. Here, a small group of committed employees constructed the first tripod and axle jacks.

Since then a lot has happened. HYDRO has grown into what it has become today: the market leader for Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Maintenance Tooling. We are constantly developing our products and services.

A constant quest for improvement and close cooperation with our customers are important parts of our culture. In the last few decades, by working closely with our customers, we have been able to achieve an outstanding market position. We aim to build on this by continuing to meet your requirements with expertise and commitment.


Trent Lane
Castle Donington 
DE74 2PY


+44 (0) 1332 81 8808






Products and Services

We offer over 3,000 GSE products including aircraft towbars and tripod jacks, and well over 25,000 tools. Not only do we provide standard products for most aircraft types. But in fact our strength is designing customer specific system solutions.

The superior performance of our engineering center and our manufacturing will make your ideas become reality. Our product-linked customer service complements our performance portfolio.

HYDRO will be there for you from the planning stages to the delivery of our design, and beyond. We like to see ourselves as your service provider: always with a personal touch, always available. If required, our specialists will inspect, calibrate and carry out repairs on site. It goes without saying that training you in the use of our equipment is part of our service. In addition, we are able to assist in finding financing solutions for the purchase of our products. To help you maintain financial flexibility, we can negotiate attractive leasing offers in cooperation with international banking houses.

You can rely on HYDRO – and continue to do so throughout the working life of our products. We have branches worldwide allowing us to react quickly to any potential challenges, especially via our unique spare parts supply service.

The advantages of choosing HYDRO:

  • Service points worldwide
  • On-site service
  • Technical support
  • Customer service bridging different manufacturers
  • Upgrading of safety requirements
  • Spare parts service
  • Training sessions
  • Financing options


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