The SCHOPF F 396 C is an aircraft towing tractor with 4-wheel drive and 4-wheel steering. It is available with 45,000 kg basic weight and can be ballasted up to 50,000 / 55,000 / 60,000 / 70,000 kg.
This tractor consists of a sturdy and rigid frame of welded construction. The front axle is mounted to the frame by semi-elliptic laminated leaf springs. The rear axle is rigidly mounted.
Engine, full-power-shift transmission and hydraulic system as well as all other components are placed within the frame, easily accessible for repair and maintenance work. Engine and transmission can be removed as one unit
The tractor weight is equally distributed on all four wheels.