Eagle EB2-10 Bob Tail Tow Tractor

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Product Description

The Eagle EB2-10 Bob Tail tow tractor is North American airlines and western military GSE’s preferred all-weather, multi-purpose, high-speed cargo tractor, capable of towing ground support equipment of up to 43,091 kg (95,000 lbs) at 40 kph (25 mph).

With over 40 years of experience, the Eagle Bob Tail design has proven to have an unmatched commercially demonstrated, reliable drive train and braking system. This high-speed tow tractor features a Ford F-750 cab and chassis, providing the operator with a strong and stable tug.

The Ford cabs are comfortable and safe. The operator is able to have direct hitch visibility due to the rear hitch sight tunnel. For extra protection and to ensure ballast, this cargo tug features a heavy steel tubular grill guard and side protection for its front and rear bumpers.

Equipped with a 170 litre (45 gallons) diesel tank and a rated output up to 242 kW (325 HP), this cargo tow tractor has fuel capacity for working long periods of time and covering long distances. Complete with a heavy-duty air cleaner suitable for severe environments and a dry replacement element.

The recognition of the Eagle Bob Tail unit as the leader in high-speed, long-distance, cargo-towing has made many companies attempt to replicate the same power and precision. However, the Eagle Bob Tail is still the go-to ground support equipment tow tractor.

The EB2-10 Bob Tail is fitted as standard with the following features:

  • Speed governed to 40 kph (25 mph)
  • Towing capacity of up to 43,091 kg (95,000 lbs)
  • Rear hitch sigh tunnel
  • Hydraulic power steering and braking
  • Heavy-duty wheels and radial tyres
  • Air conditioning
  • Ventilated front and rear disc brakes
  • Turn, stop, tail and backup lights on cab protection rack

The following options can be added to the EB2-10 Bob Tail tractor if required:

  • Limited slip differential
  • E-hitch or pintle hook on rear and on front of the tug
  • Safety pad for brake pedal
  • Strobe or beacon
  • De-activated door locks
  • Sliding rear window

For more information on the EB2-10 Bob Tail unit and other tow tractor units, please contact Aviation Spares & Repairs Limited.

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  • Four rear drive wheels
  • Drawbar pull of 44.5 kN
  • Towing capacity of 43,091 kg (95,000 lbs) in standard operating conditions
  • Service weight: 7,711 kg (17,000 lbs)


  • Length: 5,283 mm (208 inches)
  • Width: 2,565 mm (101 inches)
  • Height: 2,438 mm (96 inches)
  • Wheelbase – 2,845 mm (112 inches)
  • Front track – 2,032 mm (80 inches)
  • Rear track – 1,803 mm (71 inches)
  • Turn radius of 5,156 mm (203 inches)
  • Step height of 406 mm (16 inches)
  • Ground clearance of 254 mm (10 inches)


  • Springs and shock absorbers over each axle
  • Hydraulic power-boosted mechanical self-centring steering
  • Hydraulic, self-adjusting split type brakes with accumulator
  • Disc brakes in both front and rear
  • Foot or lever activated parking brakes – mechanical to rear brake drums


  • Tier 4 Cummins ISB I-5 Turbo diesel engine
  • Rated output up to 242 kW (325 HP)
  • Torque up to 1016.86 Nm (750 ft-lbs)
  • Diesel engine with 6 cylinders and 6.7 litres capacity
  • Fuel capacity of 170 litres (45 gallons)
  • Heavy-duty air cleaner, with a dry replacement element and suitable for severe environments


  • 12V electrical system
  • 185 amps alternator
  • Cold crank of battery of dual 750 amps
  • Keyed ignition
  • Halogen headlights: combination brake, tail and back-up
  • Oil pressure, water temperature, fuel gauges, hour meter, voltmeter and electric horn

Eagle EB2-10 Spec Sheet