Used Lektro AP8600A Electric Aircraft Tug

Lektro AP8600A
Manufacturer: Lektro
Part Number: AP8600A
Lead Time: Sold (but we get Lektro stock in all the time)
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The Lektro 8600 electric tug tows aircraft up to 30,000 in the hangar or around the ramp environment.

Features

  • 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.

Specifications

  • 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.
Compatible Aircraft*
AdamA500, A700
AerospatialeNord 262
Airbus Military (CASA)212-100, 212-200
BAeJetstream 31, Jetstream 41
Bombardier (Business)C-21, Learjet 23, Learjet 24, Learjet 31, Learjet 31A, Learjet 35, Learjet 45, Learjet 55, Learjet 60, Learjet 70, Learjet 75
Bombardier (Regional)Dash 6 (Twin Otter UV-18A)
Britten NormanIslander/Trislander
Cessna150, 152, 172, 177, 180, 182, 185, 206, 207, 210, 310, 320, 337 Skymaster, 340, 401, 402, 404, 411, 414, 414A, 421, 421C, Bravo, Caravan 208, Caravan 208B, Caravan 406, Citation 560 XL, Citation 560 XLS, Citation 650, Citation CJ1, Citation CJ2, Citation CJ3, Citation Encore 560, Citation I 500, Citation I/SP 501, Citation II 550, Citation III, Citation IV, Citation M2, Citation SII, Citation Sovereign 680, Citation Ultra 560, Citation V, Citation VI, Citation VII, Mustang 510
Diamond AircraftDA20-A1, DA20-C1, DA40 Diamond Star
Eclipse500
EmbraerEMB-110, EMB-120
Fairchild/DornierEnvoy 3, Merlin II, Metro Merlin III, Metro Merlin IV
GulfstreamAero Commander, G100 (Astra SPX)
Hawker BeechcraftBeech 1900, Beech 99, Beech Baron, Beech Bonanza, Beechjet 400A, C-12, Diamond, Duke 60, HS-125 400 Series, HS-125 800 Series, King Air, Premier, Queen Air, T-1 Jayhawk, T-400, T-6A Texan II, U-21 A/G
IAIAstra, Westwind 1, Westwind 2
MitsubishiMU-2 Marquise, MU-2 Solitaire
MooneyAll
NorthropT-38
PiaggioP-180 Avanti
PilatusPC-12, PC-9
PiperAerostar, Aztec, Cherokee, Cheyenne II, Cheyenne III, Chieftan, Comanche, Navajo, Seneca
Saab340
Sabreliner40 Series, 60 Series, 70 Series
Shorts330, 360
Sino SwearingenSJ30-2
*This list is for general reference only and may not be entirely acurate for all aircraft. Please confirm all equipment meets the requirements of your aircraft with the owners/maintenance manuals prior to purchasing or using with your aircraft.