Aircraft

British Airways Prepares for the A380

January 23, 2013 0

With British Airways set to receive its first Airbus A380 in July, the airline has taken delivery of two Douglas TBL 600 towbarless tractors to handle the giant jet. Tom Allett reports. Although the Airbus […]

Aircraft

First for Goldhofer

December 4, 2012 0

Goldhofer has announced it is the first aircraft tow-tractor manufacturer to receive Boeing’s approval to tow the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with its towbarless tractors (TLT). The announcement comes after Goldhofer, together with the 787’s launch […]

Aircraft

Trialling the Taxibot

December 4, 2012 0

Tom Allett visited Châteauroux Airport in France to witness the start of a TaxiBot demonstration. TaxiBot, a hybrid diesel-electric, towbarless tow-tractor aimed at delivering a quantum leap in fuel economy has undergone a week-long trial […]