The F396W is an aircraft towing tractor with a 4-wheel drive and a 4-wheel steering.
It has a maximum total weight of 60t and can push or pull aircraft up to 400t take-off weight by means of a tow bar.
The maximum draw bar pull from rest is 380kN.
About the manufacturer
SCHOPF Maschinenbau GmbH is a German company that produces specialist vehicles for the mining and aviation industries.
Products supplied for both civil and military aviation include a complete range of tugs to handle aircraft in every weight range, the unique PowerPush remotely controlled pushback system, container / pallet loaders and passenger stairs. In supplying to NATO, major airlines, ground handling companies and airports around the globe, 90% of SCHOPF’s aviation related production is for export, with deliveries to more than 130 countries.