Used Lektro AP8600A Electric Aircraft Tug

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The Lektro 8600 electric tug tows aircraft up to 30,000 in the hangar or around the ramp environment.


  • Vehicle Drive: 6.8 HP/5.1 kW, 36 VDC Traction Motor mated with Dana 44 Differential. 11.8 HP/8.8 kW Motor and Limited Slip Differential, optional.
  • Motor Speed Control: EV-100 LX SCR with On-Board Diagnostics. Speed controlled by combination Hand Throttle/Directional Lever. Batteries: Six 6 VDC, 350 AMP-HR Batteries (20 hr rate), wired in series. Single Point Watering System, optional.
  • GPU: Built-in 12/24/28 VDC / 800 CCA Motive/GPU Batteries. 1175 CCA, optional. An Independent 1175 CCA Battery and Charging System also optional.
  • Motive Battery Charger: External Fully Automatic 36 AMP DC / 110 VAC / 60 Hz / 1-PH Charger. 230 VAC / 50 Hz, optional.
  • 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, those with or without wheel farings, and a Hold Down provision for light-nosed aircraft. Aircraft Selection System, optional.
  • Winch: Heavy-duty 2-speed Hand Winch. Winch and Strut Straps included.
  • Steering: Automotive-type Wheel coupled to an Automotive Gear Box resulting in very responsive steering action.
  • Service Brakes: Foot Operated Hydraulic Disc-Type Service Brakes acting at Differential Pinion Shaft.
  • Parking Brake: Hand/Foot activated Electric Deadman Parking Brake. Drive Tires: Dual 4.80/4.00 x 8 8-ply Pneumatic Traction Tread. Poly-Foam and Chains, optional.
  • Steer Tires: Dual 4.80/4.00 x 8 6-ply Pneumatic Highway Tread. Poly-Foam and Steer Axle Suspension, optional.
  • Lighting: Dual 360° Rotating Spotlights mounted on Cowl, One Rear Headlight mounted on Back of Operator’s Platform and Four Flashing Amber Running Lights. LED Bulbs, optional.
  • Extension Ladder: Step Ladder attached to operator’s back rest. Operator’s Compartment: Two person configuration, Stand-Up Operation with Restraint.
  • 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.


  • Length: 51.5 in / 384.6 cm
  • Width: 41.5 in / 105.1 cm
  • Height (at top of steering wheel): 49 in / 124.6 cm
  • Turning Radius: 127.5 in / 323.9 cm
  • Wheel Base: 79.25 in / 201.2 cm
  • Vehicle Speed, Empty: 6.6 MPH /10.6 KPH
  • Vehicle Speed, Loaded (To max. Vehicle Capacity): 4.5 MPH / 7.2 KPH
  • **Lift Cradle Capacity: 3000 LBS / 1361 KG
  • Nose Gear Cradle Lifting Height: 9 in / 23 cm
  • Ground Clearance : 3.5 in / 9 cm
  • Shipping Weight w/ Batteries & Charger: 2750 LBS / 1247 KG

**Lift Capacity is calculated with 14 in / 36 cm diameter aircraft tire in lift cradle. Aircraft tire centerline at 18.5 in / 47 cm from drive tire centerline.

Comparable Models

Some comparable Lektro models include the AP8600, 8600, AP8600A, AP8600-EZ.
General Information
Part #AP8600A
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