Support Equipment & Systems Overview

The Atec Companies specialize in the engine specific ground support equipment and ancillary support systems utilized in all types of turbine engine testing.

We offer the latest configurations of the most important systems and equipment for both modern and legacy military and commercial engines, including:

  • Engine Test Adapters
  • Fuel Systems
  • Air Systems
  • Control Cabins
  • Starters
  • Engine Stands/Mounts
  • Data Acquisitions & Control Systems
  • TNE/Accessories/Bellmouths

Atec and subsidiary, Celtech, manufacture and repair aeroengine test cells and test stands. Vital Link manufactures, moves, and repairs hush houses and subsystems for aeroengine test and support. We emphasize environmentally conscious production, modularity, scalability, and proven application of industry leading technology. Our corporate team includes over 130 Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and a highly skilled and professional procurement, manufacturing, and construction group. Our growing Minneapolis office focuses on commercial test call projects.

Whether for new manufacture, technological refreshment or repairs, the Atec Companies are prepared to support your aeroengine test and maintenance needs.

Engine Support Equipment

  • Overhead Thrust Frames
  • Intermediate Test Stand Systems
  • Ground Thrust Frames
  • Engine Adapter Kits
  • Vectored-Thrust Test Systems
  • Dress Gear
  • Engine & Ancillary Equipment Mounts
  • Inlet Bellmouths & Screens
  • Probes (Temperature, Airflow & Vibration)
  • Cables & Hoses
  • Starter Gearbox & Air Start System Adapters
  • Noise Suppression Equipment
  • Shop Air Systems
  • Engine Starter Systems
  • SARs CSI & CAI Approval to manufacture/repair critical items


  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Facility/Engine PLCs
  • Digital Timers
  • Engine Throttle System
  • Fuel Pressure Test Sets
  • Standard Day Unit
  • Intercom Systems
  • Camera Systems
  • Ancillary Support Systems
  • Fuel Delivery Systems (Hot Fuel)
  • Engine Air Start Systems
  • Oil Preservation Systems
  • Inlet & Exhaust Systems
  • Facility Control
  • Fire Suppression Systems