The Shain Group

Models - AP8950SD-M

GSA Advantage!

Tows up to 180,000 pounds (81,648kg)

Designed for the C-130, the AP8950SD-M is ideal for narrow body airliners and military C-22, C-40, P-3, F-117 and others. While designed for the larger aircraft, tows all the aircraft of the smaller AP8850SDA-M with the same ease.

Standard Equipment includes:

  • Dual helm operation permits operator to always face direction of tow with the flip of a switch on the consol.
  • Lighting system that includes directional signals, brake lights flashers and back-up alarm coordinated with the direction of tow
  • Lift cradle camera with color monitor
  • Single point battery water refill system
  • Limited slip differential improves traction on slick ramps or hangar floors.
  • Linex protective coating reduces corrosion; protect internal compartments and exterior high usage areas.
  • Polyfoam filled tires eliminate flats while maintaining pneumatic advantages.
  • One year warranty on parts and labor

Optional Equipment available:

  • Removable, convertible, operator protection bar in the event of total nose gear collapse.
  • Tire chains
  • Separate 1175 CCA ground power unit
  • EE rating
  • Operator’s Cab with Heater, Defroster, and Windshield Wipers
  • Falling Aircraft Protection System (FAPS) 
    (Required for F-15)
  • Special high lift adapter
  • C-130 straight pull winch arrangement
  • C-130 Pawl adapter