//Aircraft Tow Bars: An Introduction

Aircraft Tow Bars: An Introduction

Aircraft Tow Bars Introduction:

Aviation Maintenance Platforms aircraft tow bars can be used to tow aircrafts of all major manufacturers.

Tupolev-Tu-154-towbarOur aircraft tow bars feature aircraft-specific adapters with overload protection. There are different configurations of adapter interface, shock absorption, carriage size and tube length available.

Best Aircraft Tow Bars

Advantages: 

  • Tow bar well balanced, no need for counter wheels
  • Overload protection via shear pin (except Mini tow bar)
  • Security bolt keeps adapter and tube connected if shear pins break (except Mini tow bar)
  • Carriage extendable via manually operated hydraulic pump for standard and universal tow bar
  • Paint color according to customers choice

Main Components:

  • Steel or aluminum tube
  • Adapters designed for specific aircraft type
  • Lockable claws or pins grip the aircraft nose gear
  • Carriage with solid rubber or pneumatic tires

Options:

  • Different lengths of tube for standard and universal tow bar
  • Different sizes of carriage for standard and universal tow bar
  • Swinging axle for standard and universal tow bar
  • Adapter torsion for standard and universal tow bar
  • Shock absorber
  • Pivoting tow eye

Aircraft  Types:

Aircraft types
Airbus 300/310/318/319/320/321/ DO 328 IL 76, 76MD
330/340/200-300/500-60/380
AN12,24,26,30,32 EMB 120 IL 18
ATR 42/72 EMB 135/145 IL 62
B707/727/737/747/757/767/777 EMB   170/175/190/195/ERJ190/195 IL 86
BAC.1.11 F27 L188 Elektra/Lockhead P3C
BAE 125/ HS 125 F28 Lockheed C130 Hercules/L382
BAE 146/AVRO/HS146/RJ85/RJ100 F50 Saab 2000
Bombardier Global Express BD-700 F70 Saab 340/SF340
Challenger CL600,601,604,605 F100 TU 134
CRJ 100/200, 700/900 F100/70 (compatible) TU 154
Dash 7,8,8-400 Falcon  10/20/100/200 TU 204/TU214
DC 8 Falcon 50/90/900 YAK 40
DC9/MD80-83/87/88/90/95/B717 Falcon 2000 YAK 42
DC10/L-1011/MD11 Gulfstream II-V
Small Aircraft (Mini Tow Bar)
Cessna, Eclipse Gulstream, Jetstram, Learjet Rytheon, Saab
Fairchild, Metro Piaggio, Pilatus, Piper Shorts, Sino swearingen

 

For more information on our Aircraft Tow Bars call, (888) 730-8377 to speak to one of our support specialist.

By | 2018-02-07T14:39:12+00:00 October 15th, 2013|News|0 Comments

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