Accession Number : ADD013108

Title :   Adapter for Towing Aircraft.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 11 Oct 83, patented 27 Aug 85,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Perry,Huntley H

Report Date : 27 Aug 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An adapter for existing tow bars or spotting dollies to tow aircraft having non-conventional landing gears has a vertical member which is dimensioned to fit into a socket mounted in the bottom of the aircraft in the vicinity of the nose or tail. A structural cross member, integral with the bottom of the vertical member, has holes in the ends which receive the axle pins located at the ends of the tow bar arms or the lifting arms of the spotting dolly. Patents.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *DOLLIES, *TOW BARS, *TOWING AIRCRAFT, AXLE SHAFTS, PINS, LIFT, NOSES, AIRCRAFT, BOTTOM, LANDING GEAR, TOWING VEHICLES

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE