AT 1.000 is the acronym of Aviation Tank 1.000. AT 1.000 is a 1.000 litres capacity fuel cistern designed for sport, commercial or private aviation that require low fuel consumption and continuous transport. The whole tank has a MAM or GVW (Maximum Authorised Mass or Gross Vehicle Weight) up to 3.500 Kg, so the driver must have a B+E driving license.
AT 1.000 main features
Double-walled tank with the inner one made of stainless steel.
Single watertight independent compartment of 1.000 litres capacity.
3 inches diameter charging hole with security valve.
Inner diffuser to avoid the cascade effect (static electricity).
Two fork lift supports and one crane support to be lifted.
Double axe trailer with 3.500 Kg of MAM/GVW.
35 l/min 220V or 55 l/min 220 V flameproof motor pump. In case no power supply is available a 12/24 V flameproof motor pump or even a manual pump can be assembled.
Monitor filter in compliance with API/EI 1583 with 40 or 60 l/min nominal flow (depending on the pump).
15 meters of ¾ inches aviation refuelling hose in compliance with EN 1361. The length of the hose can be longer under request.
Mechanical totalizer with both current and cumulative flow.
Fit Nozzle for aviation fuels supply.
The use of AT 500 for companies or individuals set up in airfields or airports without refuelling service or just to make self fuel consumption without waiting for the apron fuel service is widely extended. Relying on AT 500 as a travelling tank to supply fuel to aircrafts working in distant places from regular refuelling points easy access by car is also very common.