Feedback – Somerset Police Department

When the Somerset Police Department’s Aviation Unit was looking for a better way to fuel up their helicopter, they discovered the Contractor 110 Deluxe portable fuel trailer by Gas Trailer. As a better alternative to hauling around 5 gallon gas cans and other auxiliary tanks, the model they purchased has provided quicker refueling turns, less pilot fatigue, and lower fuel prices by now being able to locally transport mogas pump fuel. (more…)

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Feedback – Aircraft Fueling Efficiency

Pro 110 Industrial with Piper Sport
Duane’s Pro 110 Industrial next to his Piper Sport

Efficient fueling is a goal that every pilot and aircraft owner in general aviation practice. From the price per gallon of the Avgas or Mogas you run to the distance you’ll need to taxi or fly to fuel up, many factors go into how you refuel your airplane or helicopter. To help minimize the time, cost, and wear on his engine, our customer Duane from Texas, for example, purchased a gas trailer for both efficiency and to use the ethanol free unleaded that his engine runs the best on. (more…)

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Boat Fueling Made Easy

Boat Fuel Trailer

Nothing is worse than wanting to go out on the water for a beautiful day only to find that your tank is on empty. Can you, or much less do you want to, make it to the local pump on the water to pay marked-up dock rates for regular unleaded? What if you need to run 93 octane or higher and you don’t want to put the low-burn blend in your engine with some snake oil additives? With a portable gas trailer in your arsenal, boat fueling can be easy and this article will point out why. (more…)

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Custom Contractor 110 Manual Builds

Contractor 110 Manual
A custom built Contractor 110 Manual gas trailer

Within the last few weeks, we’ve had two customers who requested to have modifications and upgrades done to the Contractor 110 Manual fuel trailers they purchased. Each customer was very specific with the modifications that they made to their refueling units and here’s a breakdown of what they wanted along with how we made it happen. (more…)

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Gas Trailer at EAA AirVenture 2014

EAA AirVenture
Gas Trailer will be at EAA AirVenture 2014

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is one of the world’s largest aviation celebrations and this year, Gas Trailer is going to be a part of it as an exhibitor! Visit us at booth 3017! Held from July 28th through August 3rd, the convention features a wide variety of activities for anyone who enjoys aviation and all it has to offer. As pointed out by the event’s website, “The event is a testament to the profound passion and diverse interests of aviation enthusiasts from around the world – and the ways in which AirVenture Oshkosh encompasses them all.” (more…)

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Fuel Trailer Modifications Continue

License Plate Holder Modification
Shown here is a license plate holder modification

Providing customers with a gas trailer that meets their exact specifications is what we strive to accomplish with each and every build. Most recently, we had a customer who wanted a license plate holder for the portable fuel trailer he ordered. This wasn’t a problem at all since we already offer a license plate holder as an optional upgrade. However, he wanted a modification to that upgrade and here’s how we made it happen. (more…)

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Fuel Transfer System Explained

Fuel Transfer System Valves
This is a shot of the FTS Valves on our Pro model

If you work with equipment, cars, trucks, vehicles, or any other type of machinery, one of the things that’s always on your to do list is refueling and transferring fuel from one piece of equipment to the other. With our Pro 110 Industrial FTS gas trailer that is equipped with a fuel transfer system, you can make your fueling work easier and to show you how, we’re going to break down what this refueling system has to offer. (more…)

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Custom Built Fuel Trailers

Quick Disconnect Fittings - Hose Reel
This is an example of a customization we did, incorporating quick disconnect fittings to easily remove the fuel nozzle from the end of a 50 foot hose reel.

One of the main goals we have at Gas Trailer is to continuously push our business forward. How we achieve this goal is to do everything in our power to make our customers happy. That’s why, we offer the ability to make customizations, special requests, and other changes to fuel trailer builds. Most orders are built to order, so each one can be made to meet your needs. (more…)

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Battery Charging Wiring Harness

7 Pin Trailer Connector
Diagram showing the pins used on a standard 7-pin trailer connector. Gas Trailer uses pins 1, 3, 4, 5, 6.

In the manufacturing industry, one thing that’s tremendously important is using quality parts when building equipment. If this doesn’t happen, there’s going to be issues with the end product. At Gas Trailer, we go out of our way to ensure that our portable gas trailer models are built with long-lasting, superior parts and materials.

One of those key parts is the battery charging wiring harnesses that we install on our aluminum trailers that have an electrical fuel pump, which we’re going to go in detail about now. (more…)

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New Fuel Trailer Upgrades

Gas Trailer License Plate Holder
This license plate holder is one of the new Gas Trailer options that’s available. It allows you to easily mount a license plate on a fuel trailer.

Over the past few months, we’ve been been improving our gas trailer models to make them more efficient and convenient for operators to use. After going over our designs and learning a few tips and tricks to make refueling easier, we built and fabricated a handful of new optional upgrades. These customizations allow users to build a portable fuel trailer that best works for their needs. Read on to learn more. (more…)

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