AIRTUG 6-S Aircraft Tug

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Compatibility: Most Private and Small Commercial Aircrafts up to 8,100 lbs


Description: The AIRTUG Model 6-S model is extremely easy to use because of its’ unique “Throttle Grip Control” system utilizing a hydrostatic transmission as the heart of the Airtug, a heavy duty variable speed , 6 horsepower gas engine. We guarantee your safety with our “Return to Brake” feature that absolutely prevents any unintentional movement of the plane when the throttle grip is released. There is no metal to metal contact, no gears to shift and no jerky clutching systems to quickly wear out. Finally, its’ pinpoint handling makes this unit a great choice. All of these features simply make this aircraft tug the best in the industry!

Product Details

  • Loading System: Winch Strap/ Strut Strap with Accessory options
  • Parts Warranty: 1 Year
  • Engine: Heavy Duty 6hp Recoil Engine
  • Tow Weight: Up to 8,100 lbs.
  • Type of Control: Unique “Throttle Grip”
  • Turning Radius: 360 ◦ with handle-mounted Caster

Construction Details

  • 11 Gauge Heavy Steel Frame
  • Hydrostatic Transaxle
  • 16”x 6” - 6 ply on 8” Drive Wheels
  • Drive wheels capable of handling nosewheel weights up to 2000 lbs.
  • Welded load platform mounted between the drive wheels for added traction.

Shipping Details

  • Pre-Assembled (Except Handle & Caster)
  • Crated as shown for truck shipment. (75”x37”x24”)

Available Aircraft Tug Upgrades

  • Snowchains
  • Nosewheel Fairing Chock
  • Cirrus Nosewheel Fairing Chock
  • Tailwheel Chock Scott 3200
  • King Air Load Adapter
  • Long Control Kit (Needed for L-39 & PC-12)
  • Weight Pack Extra Traction For Light Nose Aircraft and Winter Weather
  • Low Profile Unit for Low Cowlings or Tail Wheel Flight Controls, including 13" Tires and lower height for axle and frame. 
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