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

Industry: FBO


A hybrid diesel-electric tug ideal for operators requiring longer endurance. The AP8850SDA-H can handle small jets up to ultra-long-range corporate jets, regional airliners and military fighter jets.

AP8850SDA-H Features:

Hybrid System: Isuzu 993cc Diesel Engine with Polar Power Genset.

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: 72 VDC Industrial, 375 AMP-HR Battery (6hr rate). Single Point Watering System, optional.

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

Motive Battery Charger: External Fully Automatic 80 AMP DC / 208-240 VAC / 50-60 Hz / 3-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, and a Hold Down provision for light-nosed aircraft. 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 activiated Electric Switch controlling Spring Applied/Hydraulic Released Calipers mounted on each Service Brake Disc.

Drive Tires: Single 23 x 10 x 12 18-ply Pneumatic Traction Tread. 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 and Aft LED Headlights, Four Flashing Amber LED Running Lights and Amber Strobe Light mounted Center Rear. LED Brake Lights/Turn Signals, optional.

Operator's Compartment: Operator and Passenger Seats, Forward Facing, Premium Grade including Armrests (Available in Black or Light Gray). 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.

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.



209.5 in / 532.2 cm


98.5 in / 250.2 cm


58.6 in / 148.8 cm

Turning Radius:

180 in / 457 cm

Wheel Base:

92.4 in / 234.6 cm

Vehicle Speed, Empty:

9 MPH / 14.5 KPH

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

4 MPH / 6.4 KPH

**Lift Cradle Capcity:

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:

9300 LBS / 4218 KG

Shipping Weight w/ Motive & GPU Batteries & Charger:

9650 LBS / 4377 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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