Douglas Equipment Ltd.

Douglas Equipment Ltd.

Douglas Equipment is the manufacturer of the Douglas Tugmaster and Douglas-Kalmar range of conventional and towbarless aircraft handling tractors.

Douglas Equipment is the manufacturer of the Douglas Tugmaster and Douglas-Kalmar range of conventional and towbarless aircraft handling tractors, which are to be found in operation with airlines and ground handling companies worldwide. We also manufacture the Mu-Meter Mk6 runway friction tester and GSE for military applications.

  • Village Road, Arle
  • Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 0AB
  • United Kingdom
  • Phone: 44-0-1242 527921
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  • Fax: 44-0-1242-221198
  • Website: http://www.douglas-equipment.com

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Towbarless, Conventional Tractors

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A complete range of towbarless and conventional aircraft towing tractors for handling all aircraft up to and including the A380, offering airlines and ground handling companies significant opportunities to reduce their operational costs and improve their operational efficiency.

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Douglas Aircraft Towing Tractors

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A complete range of towbarless and conventional aircraft towing tractors for handling all aircraft up to and including the A380, offering airlines and ground handling companies significant opportunities to reduce their operational costs and improve their operational efficiency.

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Douglas Kalmar TBL600 Tractor

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At the 2007 InterAirport show, Douglas Equipment will feature its Douglas Kalmar TBL600 towbarless tractor for handling aircraft up to and including A380. The TBL280 towbarless tractor is designed for pushback, inter-gate and high-speed long-distance maintenance towing operations with aircraft up to and including Airbus A340-200/300 and Boeing 777. Also on display will be the Douglas RAM (Remote Aircraft Mover) for handling military aircraft and Douglas Mu-Meter Runway Friction Measuring equipment. Stop by our booth at InterAirport, F100 in the outside area.

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Douglas-Kalmar Towbarless Aircraft Handling Tractors

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Douglas towbarless tractors offer airlines, ground handling companies and airport authorities significant opportunities to reduce their operational costs by eliminating towbars and reducing manpower requirements. In-cab layout and mode of operation identical across the product range. Aircraft nose landing gear interface cradle securely locates and fully supports aircraft's nose landing gear during all types of operation. Couple to aircraft without moving them, allowing docking at any time during loading/unloading procedures.

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Tractors, Measuring Equipment ' Remote Controlled

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Douglas Equipment Limited manufactures: '#8729;Douglas-Kalmar range of towbarless aircraft handling tractors '#8729; Douglas Tugmaster range of conventional baggage, cargo and aircraft towing tractors '#8729; Mu-Meter runway friction measuring equipment '#8729; Range of special purpose military GSE that includes the pedestrian and remote controlled aircraft handlers

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Regional Aircraft Tractor

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Douglas Equipment Ltd. introduces its TBL-25 electric towbarless tractor for handling smaller, regional and general aviation type aircraft. The TBL-25 has a maximum ramp weight up to 25-30 tons using the same proven technology as larger Douglas-Kalmar towbarless tractors.

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Towbarless Aircraft Handling Tractors

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Douglas Equipment Limited manufactures the Douglas-Kalmar range of towbarless aircraft handling tractors, the Douglas Tugmaster range of conventional baggage, cargo, and aircraft towing tractors.

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Baggage, Cargo, and Conventional Tractors

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Douglas Equipment manufactures the Douglas Tugmaster range of Baggage, Cargo, and Conventional Tractors with models ranging from the 4 ton DC4 to the 70 ton DC12-44 suitable handling all aircraft up to and including B747-400's and A380's. Douglas also manufacture the market leading Douglas-Kalmar range of towbarless aircraft handing tractors with models ranging from the Batter Electric TBL-25 for handling General Aviation and Regional type aircraft with maximum ramp weights up to 30 tons to the TBL-600 designed for pushback, inter-gate, and higher speed maintenance towing operations with aircraft ranging from the A310/B767 up to the new 600 ton airbus A380.

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Douglas-Kalmar TBL 600 towbarless tractor

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Douglas-Kalmar offers the new TBL 600 towbarless tractor designed for handling the A380. The TBL 600 is a larger version of the towbarless tractors incorporating a conventional drive line and a similar aircraft nose landing gear cradle interface assembly. CAN-bus technology is being employed to electronically control the vehicles drive line functions and operation of the aircraft nose landing gear cradle inter-face. Together with its well proven electronically controlled 750 bhp Cummins QSK 19 engine, Clark 16000 series powershift transmission, electro-hydraulic steering system and GSM modem for remote trouble shooting, the TBL 600 is only 400 mm wider and approximately 900mm longer than the current TBL 400 to accommodate the A380's wider and heavier nose landing gear and larger wheels and tires. With its selectable 2 wheel, 4 wheel and crab steering modes it is very manoeuvrable. Although fitted with a larger and refined operators cab, the in-cab layout of controls and mode of operation is similar to other Douglas towbarless tractors.

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Aircraft Tow Tractors ' Runway Friction Equipment

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Manufacturers of the Douglas Tugmaster and Douglas-Kalmar range of conventional and towbarless aircraft handling tractors, which are to be found in operation with airlines and ground handling companies worldwide. Douglas also manufacture remote controlled and pedestrian controlled aircraft handlers for military applications and the Mu-Meter Mk6 Runway Friction Tester.

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