LEKTRO unveils new snow plow attachment for AP88 and AP89 series

LEKTRO has successfully completed winter testing of its new AP8850SDA-H hybrid towbarless aircraft tug, as well as produced the first commercial snow plow attachment for a towbarless tug ever. Testing was conducted at several locations for the new hybrid tug, which was unveiled for the first time at the NBAA 2015 static display, where it... More

LEKTRO Ushers in 70th Anniversary at NBAA with Heritage and Innovation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Las Vegas, Nevada, Nov. 19, 2015 –LEKTRO, Inc. celebrated their 70th year in business at NBAA with a combination of history and future technology. LEKTRO featured their Airporter, the world’s first towbarless aircraft tug at the Las Vegas Convention Center and their new diesel/electric hybrid, the AP8850SDA-H at the NBAA static display.... More

Skies Magazine Reviews LEKTRO’s 70 Years in Business

SKIES Magazine’s Ben Forrest reports on LEKTRO’s 70 years in Business. Read the article here. More

LEKTRO Celebrates 70th Anniversary with a Bang

LEKTRO Built On Family Values, Quality and Hard Work.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Warrenton, Ore. — LEKTRO ushered in its 70th Anniversary with a series of events for its customers, current and former employees, their families, vendors and friends. Customers flew in from all over the country to attend the highly anticipated event which had... More

LEKTRO Moves The Blue Angels

Hillsboro, Ore. / July 18, 2015 – Aircraft tugs built in Warrenton, Oregon, are used for precise positioning of the Blue Angels LEKTRO is proud to support the Oregon International Air Show with two of their all-electric, towbarless aircraft tugs for use by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team. The Warrenton, Oregon, based... More


Pioneering innovation: a hallmark of LEKTRO from the beginning Portland, Ore. — LEKTRO kicked off their 70th anniversary in business at the NBAA Maintenance Managers Conference with a dinner cruise on the Willamette River. This year marks a milestone for the electric aircraft tug manufacturer, who recently took their global leadership of the industry to... More

LEKTRO Hires New Engineering Director

WARRENTON, OR – LEKTRO is proud to announce the addition of Anya Getman, Ph.D., as their director of engineering. She will lead LEKTRO’s product design, certifications and technology development efforts. Her mix of education and technical experience make her the perfect leader for LEKTRO’s expanding engineering department. Anya earned her doctorate in electrical engineering from... More

Jet Aviation orders a LEKTRO for their new Macau Operation

Last year Jet Aviation bought the 4,500th LEKTRO for their new Dubai operation Shanghai, China. — LEKTRO and long-time customer, Jet Aviation, kicked off ABACE 2015 by finalizing a deal on a new LEKTRO model AP8850SDA. This unit is slated to go to Jet Aviation’s new Macau operation. LEKTRO pioneered the towbarless market when it... More

LEKTRO Welcomes New Operations Manager

Warrenton, Oregon — LEKTRO is proud to announce the addition of Paul Davis as their new operations manager. Paul will be responsible for directing production, assembly and logistics at LEKTRO’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Warrenton. He brings over 20 years of logistics and safety management experience to LEKTROs management team having previously managed hundreds... More

LEKTRO, Inc. sells 4,500th electric towbarless tow vehicle to Jet Aviation Dubai. Sets record for most towbarless tugs built.

Orlando, Fla. / October 21, 2014 – LEKTRO, Inc. announced the sale of its 4,500th electric towbarless tow vehicle to Jet Aviation Dubai. The milestone purchase establishes LEKTRO’s leadership in the aircraft towing industry as having sold more towbarless tractors than any other company in the world. On opening day of NBAA 2014, LEKTRO’s president,... More

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