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LEKTRO Receives Airbus Towing Certification

WARRENTON, Oregon, March 11, 2014 – LEKTRO, Inc. is proud to announce its AP8950SDB-AL-200 towing vehicle is now certified to tow the Airbus A318, A319 and A320.

This, in addition to LEKTRO’s certification for Boeing 737s last year, makes their newest electric, towbarless tow tractor, the AP8950SDB-AL-200, certified to handle the majority of the world’s narrow-body airliners. LEKTRO’s executive vice president, Jesse Long commented, “With the unprecedented purchases of A320 and 737 sized aircraft, we are excited to be able to address the market demand for vehicles that can safely handle them.”

LEKTRO, Inc. has been a worldwide leader in producing innovative, emissions-free solutions since 1945. LEKTRO revolutionized aircraft towing with its towbarless concept in 1967. Since then, FBOs, airlines and military operations worldwide have been revolutionized by LEKTRO tug’s renewable power and extreme maneuverability. All LEKTRO vehicles are emissions free and made in Warrenton, Oregon.
Henry Balensifer

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