LEKTRO 87M Tow Tractors

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LEKTRO 87M tow tractors are designed to tow military aircraft with a MTOW up to 38,555 kg (85,000 lb), making them ideal for towing trainers, helicopters, fighters and light transports.  Aircraft nose wheels are safely secured with the patented universal nose gear lift cradle and soft nylon strap, which eliminates tow bars.  All electric power with a very short turning radius makes the LEKTRO 87M the preferred tow tractor for aircraft hangar positioning and operating on congested flight lines.

Features & Benefits

  • Electric power, low maintenance, zero emissions 
  • External vehicle charger
  • Patented cradle and strap system minimizes wear and tear on landing gear
  • Tight turning radius minimizes operational footprint and maximizes hangar utilization
  • Single person/stand up operation minimizes manpower and training costs


  • Purpose built chassis – Great tow capability, low profile, traction, indoor/outdoor operation 
  • Two person stand-up cab
  • Onboard diagnostics – Fault codes, battery charge status, etc.

Options & Models

  • Options for custom high lift towing adapters – Lowers aircraft tail height for hangar operations
  • Draw bar pin/pintle options for helicopter and military aircraft tows
  • Extended chassis options (81.3 cm / 32 in) for greater clearance of nose and radomes
  • Ground Power Unit (28VDC GPU) option
  • External vehicle charger all-weather cabinet option
  • Single-point battery water-feed option


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