LEKTRO 88 Tow Tractor

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LEKTRO 88 tow tractors can move aircraft with an MTOW up to 54,432kg (120,000 lbs), making them ideal for pushbacks and towing regional jets and turboprop aircraft. They are also extremely versatile for being able to tow a wide range of business aircraft, and are the most popular units for busy FBOs and corporate flight departments worldwide. Aircraft nose gear are secured using a soft strap and cradle system, which eliminates tow bars and is far less complex and easier to maintain than capture systems on most other towbarless tractors. Electric power and a tight turning radius makes the LEKTRO 88 the preferred tow tractor for moving just about any aircraft in its weight range.

Features & Benefits

  • Electric power, low maintenance, zero emissions
  • Hybrid diesel / electric on-board charging options
  • All weather, indoor/outdoor capable
  • Patented cradle and strap system minimizes wear and tear on landing gear
  • Tight turning radius minimizes operational footprint and maximizes hangar utilization
  • Single person operation – Easy to use, minimizes manpower, simplifies training


  • Purpose built chassis – Great tow capability, low profile, excellent traction, indoor/outdoor operation 
  • No hard capture mechanism – Aircraft do not become locked in faulty hard capture mechanism
  • Onboard diagnostics – Fault codes, battery charge status, etc.
  • External vehicle charger

Options & Models

  • Hybrid diesel/electric on-board charging options
  • Ground Power Unit (28VDC GPU) option
  • Draw bar pin/pintle for military, helicopter, and business jet tows option
  • Auto-Aircraft selection system option
  • Torque sensing turntable cradle deck option
  • Snow plow implement option
  • Two person sit down cab options – open, closed, opposite facing seats and driver control options
  • Single-point battery water feed option
  • External vehicle charger all-weather cabinet option


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