The Eagle TT-5 aircraft tug is ideal for moving small to medium size military helicopters and corporate aircraft, including Sikorskys, Boeing Chinooks, Citation jets and many more weighing up to 31,752 kg (70,000 lbs) in dry surface conditions. Severity of surface conditions will affect towing capacities.
In wet conditions, this tow tractor’s maximum towing capacity is 29,484 kg (65,000 lbs). In snow weather conditions, the maximum towing capacity is 18,144 kg (40,000 lbs).
It can be equipped with either a gas/LPG engine or a diesel engine. The gas/LPG engine features 80 HP (60 kW) at 2800 rpm with a torque of 220 Nm (162 ft lbs) and a fuel tank capacity of 60 litres (16 gallons).
The diesel engine features 68 HP (51 kW) at 2800 rpm, with a torque of 252 Nm (186 ft lbs) and a fuel tank capacity of 49 litres (13 gallons). Both engines are equipped with a heavy-duty air cleaner suitable for severe environments, and a dry replacement element.
This unit offers a hydraulic power-boosted mechanical, self-centring steering system and a hydraulic self-adjusting split type brakes with an accumulator. It also features an ergonomic operator compartment with front and rear site tunnels, providing the operator with unobstructed front and rear hitch visibility. Its mid-operator design allows the operator to enter and exit the unit quickly and safely.
The TT-5 is available as the TT-5/2, which comes standard with dual rear wheels for added stability.
The aircraft tug comes standard with the following features:
- Power steering and braking
- Low profile
- Hitch sight tunnels
- Side and top engine access
- Front and rear brakes
- Low oil/high temperature shutdown system
In addition, the following equipment can be purchased for the TT-5 aircraft towing tractor:
- All-wheel drive
- Front and rear e-hitch
- Limited slip differential
- 2,000 hours PM kit
- Custom paint
The Eagle TT-5 aircraft tug has the industry’s longest and strongest warranty, three years or 3,000 hours, with parts and technical support available globally.
For more information on the Eagle TT-5 or to demo a unit, please contact Aviation Spares & Repairs Limited.
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