• Safe and reliable
  • Made in Germany
  • Highest-possible vehicle availability through the use of renowned brand-name components
  • Covers a wide range of aircraft types and provides maximum flexibility
  • Suitable for all tasks on the airport apron (push back to long distance towing)
  • Fewer tow tractors for a larger number of aircraft types
  • High stability for value, lower operating, maintenance and process costs
  • Moving aircraft on the ground at speeds of up to 32 km/h – with maximum safety
  • Ergonomic driver’s workplace, 180° swivel seat for best visibility
  • Nose wheel is clamped and picked up in record time by the maintenance-free pick-up system without any necessary ground contact


The towbarless tow tractors of the AST-1X series set new standards when it comes to reliability for quickly and safely moving wide-body aircraft on the ground. The AST-1X is able to handle all common aircraft in the 400-600 t MTOW class from the A300 / B767 to the A380 / B747-8 quickly and safely even over long distances. Whether pushback, gate-to-gate, maintenance towing or other long distance towing is always on the agenda, the AST-1X fulfills expectations with permanent hydrostatic 4-wheel drive and innovative detailed solutions.