Figure 1-13.--A/S32A-37 aircraft towing tractor.
Figure 1-15.--A/S32A-30 aircraft towing tractor.
disc brakes on the rear wheels, and front wheel
A/S32A-31A Tow Tractor
The A/S32A-31A tow tractor (fig. 1-14) is
A/S32A-30A Tow Tractor
designed for towing shipboard aircraft. It has a
3-cylinder diesel engine, automatic transmission, a rear
The A/S32A-30A tow tractor (fig. 1-16) is used
drive axle with dual rear wheels, and a drawbar pull of
primarily to tow support equipment. It is capable of
8,500 pounds. The service brakes are hydraulically
towing up to 40,000 pounds; therefore, its secondary
operated wet disc brakes, and are contained within the
mission is towing light aircraft and helicopters. This
wheel ends of the rear axle. The front wheel steering is
tractor has a 4-cylinder diesel engine, three-speed
power assisted. This tractor is equipped for mounting a
automatic transmission, hydraulically actuated front
gas turbine compressor on the rear, and it draws fuel
disc brakes, drum rear brakes, and front wheel,
from the tractor's tanks.
A/S32A-30 Tow Tractor
The A/S32A-30 tow tractor (fig. 1-15), also known
as the JG40, is used primarily to tow support
equipment. It is capable of towing up to 40,000 pounds;
therefore, its secondary mission is towing light aircraft
and helicopters. This tractor has a 6-cylinder gasoline
engine, three-speed automatic transmission, hydraulic
Figure 1-14.--A/S32A-31A aircraft towing tractor.
Figure 1-16.--A/S32A-30A aircraft towing tractor.