For Aircraft Up To 30,000 lbs (13,608 kg)

Industry: Military

Ideal for towing small military trainers and helicopters.

AP8600A-M Features:

Vehicle Drive: 11.8 HP/8.8 kW, 36 VDC Traction Motor mated with Dana 44 Differential. Limited Slip Differential, optional.

Motor Speed Control: EV100ZX SCR with On-Board Diagnostics. Speed controlled by combination Hand Throttle/Directional Lever.

Batteries: Six 6 VDC, 350 AMP-HR Batteries (20 hr rate), wired in series with Single Point Watering System.

GPU: Built-in 12/24/28 VDC / 800 CCA Motive/GPU Batteries. 1175 CCA, optional. An Independent 1175 CCA Battery and Charging System also optional.

Motive Battery Charger: External Fully Automatic 36 AMP DC / 110 VAC / 60 Hz / 1-PH Charger. 230 VAC / 50 Hz, optional.

Nose Gear Lift Cradle: Patented Universal Nose Gear Lift Cradle activated by an Electric/Hydraulic Pump Assembly capable of handling dual and single wheel aircraft, those with or without wheel farings, and a Hold Down provision for light-nosed aircraft. Aircraft Selection System, optional.

Winch: Heavy-duty 2-speed Hand Winch. Winch and Strut Straps included.

Steering: Automotive-type Wheel coupled to an Automotive Gear Box resulting in very responsive steering action.

Service Brakes: Foot Operated Hydraulic Disc-Type Service Brakes acting at Differential Pinion Shaft.

Parking Brake: Hand/Foot activated Electric Deadman Parking Brake.

Drive Tires: Dual 4.80/4.00 x 8 8-ply Poly-Foam Filled Pneumatic Traction Tread. Chains, optional.

Steer Tires: Dual 4.80/4.00 x 8 8-ply Poly-Foam Filled Pneumatic Highway Tread. Steer Axle Suspension, optional.

Lighting: Dual Built-in Forward and Aft Headlights and Five Flashing Amber Running Lights. LED Bulbs, optional.

Extension Ladder: Step Ladder attached to operator's back rest.

Operator's Compartment: Two person configuration, Stand-Up Operation with Restraint.

Construction: Welded Steel Plate and Polymers preserved by Primer and Automotive High-Gloss Red or White Enamel Paint with special protective Polyurethane Coating to prevent rust, scratches and corrosion. Custom colors, optional.



151.5 in / 384.6 cm


42.75 in / 108.3 cm

Height (at top of steering wheel):

49 in / 124.4 cm

Turning Radius:

127.5 in / 323.9 cm

Wheel Base:

79.75 in / 202.3 cm

Vehicle Speed, Empty:

5.9 MPH / 9.4 KPH

Vehicle Speed, Loaded (To max. Vehicle Capacity):

3.5 MPH / 5.7 KPH

**Lift Cradle Capacity:

3000 LBS / 1361 KG

Nose Gear Cradle Lifting Height:

9 in / 23 cm

Ground Clearance:

3.5 in / 9 cm

Chassis Weight w/ Batteries & Charger:

2750 LBS / 1247 KG

**Lift Capacity is calculated with 14 in / 36 cm diameter aircraft tire in lift cradle. Aircraft tire centerline at 18.5 in / 47 cm from drive tire centerline.

Additional Options:

Draw Bar Pin, Specialized Aircraft Towing Adapters and Custom Highlift Adapters are available (consult factory). Illustration may show some optional equipment.

*LEKTRO reserves the right to make changes and improvements in products and specifi cations without notice or obligation. Patent Nos. 5,151,003/5,302,075. Other Patents Pending.

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