The Eagle USATS-8 has a towing capacity of 36,287 kg (80,000 lbs) in normal operating conditions. Towing capacity may vary depending on surface conditions. This aircraft tug was engineered at the request of the United States’ military and designed to meet the necessities of today’s military aircraft operations.
This aircraft tow tractor is the ideal for the armed forces’ deployment, featuring a drawbar pull of 35.6 kN (8,000 lbs), up to 227 kg (500 lbs) payload capacity and a standard all-wheel drive. The all-wheel drive feature provides the tug with enhanced traction on all weather conditions, allowing the operator to be able to pull or push an aircraft with improved safety and efficiency.
The Eagle Utility Standard Aircraft Towing System (USATS) is a versatile and compact unit, which can be used as both an aircraft tug or a load carrier. The USATS-8 can be air transportable in a variety of aircraft, including the Boeing CH-47 Chinook, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, and the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III.
Complete with a comfortable and safe operator compartment, allowing operators to safely and efficiently handle aircraft.
The USATS-8 comes standard with the features below:
- All-wheel drive
- Front and rear brakes
- Power steering and braking
- High temperature/low oil shutdown system
- EPA emissions compliant diesel engine
- Side and top engine access
Optionally, this unit can be further customised with the following options:
- Front and rear e-hitch
- Dark mode – with the use of a single switch the entire lighting system can be disconnected
- 2,000-hour preventative maintenance kit
- Custom paint
The Eagle USATS-8 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 USATS-8 or to demo a unit, please contact Aviation Spares & Repairs Limited.
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