Comprehensive Maintenance and Repair Services

Howell Instruments has the in-house technical experts, facilities, tooling, and test equipment to help maintain or repair your equipment.


Howell Instruments has the in-house technical experts, facilities, tooling, and test equipment required to provide comprehensive maintenance and repair services that result in increased reliability and savings. When obsolescence issues arise, we have the engineering and purchasing staff to deal with these issues.

Repair Capabilities

  • FAA Part 145 Repair Station
  • Provides all phases of preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Only trained and certified technicians perform maintenance, preventative maintenance, alterations, and inspection functions
  • MRO software ensures streamlined quality, supply chain activities, and configuration of bills of materials (BOM)
  • Superior quality control processes in place for maximum safety and reliability
  • Staffed with an accountable manager, supervisory personnel, inspection personnel, and certified personnel to approve the articles it maintains for return to service
  • Utilizes an approved parts list

Howell Repairing Equipment

Ground Support Equipment

  • All phases of inspection, repair, testing, and certification
  • Specializing in support equipment repair and preventative maintenance

Quality Control

  • Tenured, knowledgeable staff of final inspectors
  • Commitment to compliance in all phases of inspection and testing

Ground Support Equipment Services

Howell’s GSE Services provide full-scale repair and overhaul of ground support equipment tailored to your specific requirements. Our GSE experts have the knowledge, experience, and resources to completely overhaul ground support equipment and get it back into service quickly and reliably.


GSE technicians have over 60 years of combined direct experience in aviation and airport equipment repair


  • GSE team provides on-site assessment and customized repair plan
  • Equipment thoroughly evaluated and tested including wires, switches, plates, panels, and electrical system components
  • 98% of repairs conducted on-site
  • Equipment 100% recertified

Parts Procurement Specialists

  • Flexibility, contacts, and resources to get the right parts quickly and efficiently
  • Difficult-to-find parts
  • Obsolete and out-of-production parts
  • Parts engineering and fabrication

All Brands, Makes, and Models

We repair any brand, make or model including non-traditional, non-standard equipment:

  • Belt loaders, cargo dollies
  • Cabin pressurization units
  • Cargo loaders
  • Engine stands
  • Ground power units
  • Heaters, air conditioners
  • Hydraulic power units
  • Industrial generators
  • Lifts, jacks, forklifts
  • Load testing
  • Maintenance Stands, B1, B5
  • Non-powered equipment
  • Push backs
  • Scissor lifts
  • Tow bars
  • Tugs, tractors, transport units