For Aircraft Up To 60,000 lbs (27,216 kg)

Industry: FBO

Ideal for towing aircrafts with longer radomes or fuselages like the G-280 or Falcon 900.

AP8700CX Features:

Vehicle Drive: 30.9 HP/23.1 kW, 48 VDC Traction Motor mated with Auburn/Dana 44 Differential. Limited Slip Differential, optional.

Motor Speed Control: EV-100ZX SCR with On-Board Diagnostics. Speed controlled by combination Hand Throttle/Directional Lever.

Batteries: Eight 6 VDC, 328 AMP-HR Batteries (6 hr rate), wired in series. Single Point Watering System, optional.

GPU: Built-in 12/24/28 VDC / 1374 CCA Motive/GPU Batteries. An Independent 1175 CCA Battery and Charging System also optional.

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

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 Hydraulic Winch with Automatic Safety Cut-off. 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 at each Drive Wheel

Parking Brake: Hand/Foot activated Electric Deadman Parking Brake

Drive Tires: Dual 5.00 x 8 10-ply Pneumatic Traction Tread. Poly-Foam, Tire Socks and Chains, optional.

Steer Tires: Dual 5.00 x 8 10-ply Pneumatic Traction Tread. Poly-Foam and Steer Axle Suspension, optional.

Lighting: Dual 360° Rotating LED Spotlights mounted on Cowl, one Rear LED Headlight mounted on Back of Operator's Platform and Four Flashing Amber LED Running LIghts.

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.



191.25 in / 485.6 cm


54.75 in / 139 cm

Height (at top of steering wheel):

50 in / 126.7 cm

Turning Radius:

171 in / 434 cm

Wheel Base:

113.25 in / 287.5 cm

Vehicle Speed, Empty:

7 MPH / 11.2 KPH

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

3 MPH / 4.8 KPH

**Lift Cradle Capacity:

6000 LBS / 1438 KG

Nose Gear Cradle Lifting Height:

9 in / 23 cm

Ground Clearance:

5 in / 12.7 cm

Shipping Weight w/o Batteries & Charger:

3170 LBS / 1438 KG

Shipping Weight w/ Motive Batteries & Charger:

4400 LBS / 1996 KG

Shipping Weight w/ Motive & GPU Batteries & Charger:

4750 LBS / 2155 KG

**LIft Capacity is calculated with 18 in / 46 cm diameter aircraft tire in lift cradle. Aircraft tire center line at 20.5 in / 52 cm from drive tire center line.

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