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EAGLE UTILITY STANDARD AIRCRAFT TOWING SYSTEM - USATS USATS-6, USATS-8

 
 
Eagle Standard Aircraft Towing System USATS
 

At the request of the U.S. military, Eagle Tugs adapted their proven, all wheel drive TT Series aircraft tractor into an all wheel drive utility tractor. This combination aircraft tractor and burden carrier is known as the Eagle Utility Standard Aircraft Towing System, or USATS. Engineered to meet the requirements of today’s military flight operations, the Eagle USATS all wheel drive aircraft tractor packs a significant amount of value into a versatile, compact package.

 

Here is what the USATS has to offer

  • Standard All Wheel Drive power train - providing safe, controlled traction on all surface conditions.
  • 6,000 lbf to 8,000 lbf DBP for towing aircraft.
  • Up to 2,000 lbs cargo carrying capacity on a 60 in X 90 in deck, with built-in tie downs.
  • Air transportable in CH-47, C-130, C-5 and C-17.
  • Ergonomic operator compartment allows operators to safely and efficiently handle aircraft.
  • Designed with carefully matched components, resulting in minimal or no unscheduled maintenance or repair, and is backed by an industry leading 3-yr/3,000-hr warranty.
  • Unparalleled reliability and factory-direct service and support is the Eagle Tugs advantage.
  • Eagle Tugs has over 40 years of experience designing, building and supporting reliable tow tractors.
 
 
model specifications
MODELS USATS-6 AWD USATS-8 AWD
DRIVE WHEELS 2 FRONT / 2 REAR 2 FRONT / 2 REAR
DRAWBAR PULL 6,000 lbf / 2,727 kg 8,000 lbf / 3,636 kg
TOWING CAPACITY * 75,000 lbs / 34,019 kg 90,000 lbs / 40,823 kg
PAYLOAD 2,000 lbs / 909 kg 500 lbs / 227 kg
SERVICE WEIGHT DIESEL 6,650 lbs / 3,023 kg 8,800 lbs / 3,992 kg
LENGTH 135 in / 3,429 mm 138 in / 3,505 mm
WIDTH 60 in / 1,524 mm  
BULKHEAD HEIGHT 74 in / 1,880 mm  
FLATBED HEIGHT 45 in / 1,143 mm  
WHEELBASE 75 in / 1,905 mm  
GROUND CLEARANCE WHEELBASE CENTER: 10 in / 254 mm.
FRONT CORNER: 15.5 in / 394 mm
 
SUSPENSION LEAF SPRINGS OVER BOTH AXLES  
NUMBER OF SPEEDS 3 FORWARD / 1 REVERSE WITH
NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITCH
 
MAX SPEED 13 mph / 21 kph  
STEERING HYDRAULIC POWER-BOOSTED  
BRAKES HYDRAULIC, SELF-ADJUSTING
SPLIT TYPE WITH ACCUMULATOR
 
FRONT BRAKES 12 in (DISC)  
REAR BRAKES 12 X 2.5 in (DRUM)  
PARKING BRAKES ORSCHELN-TYPE MECHANICAL
TO REAR BRAKE DRUMS
 
 
ENGINE OPTIONS DIESEL**
MANUFACTURER YANMAR
MODEL 4TNV98 DIRECT INJECTION
RATED OUTPUT @ 2800 RPM 68 HP / 51 kW
TORQUE @ 2800 RPM 186 ft lbs / 252 Nm
CYLINDERS - DISPLACEMENT 4 CYLINDER / 3.3 L
FUEL TANK 24 GALLONS / 91 LITERS
AIR CLEANER SEVERE ENVIRONMENT, HEAVY DUTY, DRY REPLACEMENT ELEMENT
SYSTEM 12 VOLT
ALTERNATOR 80 AMP
BATTERY (COLD CRANK) 650 AMP
GROUND CLEARANCE KEYED WITH ANTI-RESTART SWITCH
* NORMAL OPERATING CONDITIONS - WET, 1% GRADE.
** EPA EMISSIONS COMPLIANT

 

 
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