Electric Model EL8-S Aircraft Tug w/ Fixed Platform

For less than 8,000 lbs. Aircraft

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Price: from $4,195.00

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Availability: Usually in stock and ships next day

Compatibility: Most Private and Small Commercial Aircraft up to 8,000 lbs. See Chart

Shipping Time: 1-5 business days domestic and 3-8 business days international

Description: Same great power and moving capacity as the 6-S gas powered unit, but in a QUIET electric model! The EL8-S model AirTug® is extremely easy to use because of its’ unique “Thumb Throttle” system utilizing an electric transaxle with differential and on board Smart Battery Charger. With the electric transaxle, you also have the option for a parking brake if needed.  There is no metal to metal contact, no gears to shift and no jerky clutching systems to quickly wear out. Finally, its’ pinpoint handling allows the operator to pivot as tight as desired as a result of the differential transmission.  All of these features simply make this QUIET, aircraft tug the best value in the industry!

Product Details

  • Tow Weight: Up to 8,000 lbs.
  • Loading System: Winch Strap/Strut Strap with Accessories
  • Type of Control: Unique “Thumb Throttle”
  • Engine: Electric Motor
  • Type of Starter: Electric with recoil back up
  • Transmission: Electric Transaxle with Differential
  • Includes a parking brake
  • Turning Radius: 360 ◦
  • Includes Two Batteries and On Board Smart Battery Charger
  • Parts Warranty: 1 Year
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee!

Construction Details

  • Powder Coated 11 Gauge Heavy Steel Frame
  • 16.5" Drive Wheels capable of handling nosewheel weights up to 2000 lbs.
  • Fixed Load Platform mounted between Drive Wheels for added traction
  • Low Profile unit available for lower axle clearances and 13" Drive Tires (call for more details)
  • Product Dimensions: 110" x 35" x 36" Weight: 260 lbs

Shipping Details

  • Preassembled (Except Handle)
  • Skidded for truck shipment (skid 76” x 38” x 27” Weight 300 lbs)

Additional Airport Tug Information

Available Accessories