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

Industry: Corporate

Ideal for towing nearly every aircraft in this weight category, including ultra-long-range corporate jets, regional airliners and military fighter jets.

AP8850SDA-EZ 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: EVT1000LV IGBT with On-Board Diagnostics. Speed controlled by Foot Throttle.

Batteries: Six 12 VDC, 372 AMP-HR Batteries (6 hr rate), wired in series. 440 AH, 550 AH and Single Point Watering System, optional.

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

Motive Battery Charger: External Fully Automatic 40 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. A Hold Down provision for light-nosed aircraft and Aircraft Selection System, 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 18-ply Pneumatic Traction Tread with Siping. Solid-Pneumatic Tires, Tire Socks and Chains, optional.

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

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

Operator’s Compartment: Operator and Passenger Seats, Forward Facing, Industrial Grade, Weather Resistant including Armrests. Seat Belts, Seat Suspension, Dual Facing Operator’s Helm and Cab with Heater, Defroster, and Windshield Wipers, optional.

Camera and Monitors: Camera at Aircraft Interface Area, with Color Monitors at “A” and “B” Station, optional.

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.



207.9 in / 528.2 cm


80.7 in / 205.1 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:

8850 LBS / 4014 KG

Shipping Weight w/ Motive & GPU Batteries & Charger:

9200 LBS / 4173 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. Other Patents Pending.

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