For Aircraft Up To 120,000 lbs (54,432 kg)

Industry: Airline

Ideal for towing nearly every aircraft in this weight category, including regional jets and turboprops.

AP8850SDA-AL-100 Features:

Vehicle Drive: 45.3 HP/33.8 kW, 72 VDC Traction Motor mated with Auburn/Dana 44 Differential. Limited Slip Differential, optional. Motor Speed Control: EV-200 LX SCR with On-Board Diagnostics. Speed controlled by Foot Throttle.

Motor Speed Control: EVT1000LV IGBT Electronic Speed Control with On-Board Diagnostics. Speed controlled by Foot Throttle.

Batteries: Two 36 VDC Industrial, 440 AMP-HR Batteries (6 hr rate), wired in series with Single Point Watering System. 550 AH, optional.

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

Motive Battery Charger: External Fully Automatic 90 AMP DC / 208-480 VAC / 60 Hz / 3-PH Charger. 100 AMP and/or 50 Hz, optional.

Nose Gear Lift Cradle: Patented Universal Nose Gear Lift Cradle activated by an Electric/Hydraulic Pump Assembly. Aircraft Selection System and Patented Torque Sensing Turntable Cradle Deck, optional.

Winch: Heavy-duty Hydraulic Winch with Automatic Safety Cut-Off. Winch and Strut Straps included.

Steering: Electric/Hydraulic Power Steering controlled through Automotive-type Tilt Wheel requiring minimal effort with very responsive steering action. Automatic Timer turns off power when tug not in use, increasing battery shift life.

Service Brakes: Foot Operated Hydraulic Disc-Type Service Brakes utilizing the final Wheel Drive Gearing to achieve maximum braking with minimal effort.

Parking Brake: Hand activated Electric Switch controlling Spring Applied/Hydraulic Released Calipers mounted on each Service Brake Disc.

Drive Tires: 23 x 10 x 12 Solid-Pneumatic Traction Tread with Siping. Chains, optional.

Steer Tires: 21 x 8-9 Solid-Pneumatic Traction Tread mounted to a Fully Suspended Steer Axle.

Lighting: Dual Forward and Aft Headlights, Four Flashing Amber Running Lights and Amber Strobe Light mounted Center Rear. Brake Lights/Turn Signals and LED Bulbs, optional.

Operator’s Compartment: Operator and Passenger Seats, Forward Facing, Premium Grade, Molded Polyurethane including Armrests. Operator’s Seat features a Fully Suspended, Adjustable setting for height, fore/aft and weight. Seat Belts, Dual Facing Operator’s Helm and Cab with Heater, Defroster, and Windshield Wipers, optional.



213.0 in / 541.0 cm


82 in / 208.3 cm

Height (At lowest steering tilt setting):

37 in / 94 cm

Turning Radius:

180 in / 457 cm

Wheel Base:

92.2 in / 234.2 cm

Vehicle Speed, Empty:

9 MPH / 14.5 KPH

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

4 MPH / 6.4 KPH

**Lift Cradle Capacity:

12,000 LBS / 5443 KG

Nose Gear Cradle Lifting Height:

9 in / 23 cm

Ground Clearance:

5 in / 12.7 cm

Shipping Weight w/o Batteries & Charger:

5330 LBS / 2418 KG

Shipping Weight w/ Motive Batteries & Charger:

9400 LBS / 4264 KG

Shipping Weight w/ Motive & GPU Batteries & Charger:

9750 LBS / 4423 KG

**Lift Capacity is calculated with 20 in / 51 cm diameter aircraft tire in lift cradle. Aircraft tire center line at 23 in / 58 cm from drive tire center line.

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 specifications without notice or obligation. PATENT Nos. 5,151,003 / 5,302,075 / 9,067,691.

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