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Started by Rais, December 15, 2022, 10:00:28 AM
Quote from: ONIONFARMER on December 16, 2022, 06:31:31 AMI use a Best Tug. On concrete it works great with a little pressure on the handles. On firm grass it works with excessive pressure on the handles. Mine does have pneumatic knobby tires.
Quote from: paullapoint on December 16, 2022, 07:53:00 AMI use Ac Air Technology. https://acairtechnology.com/. The second bigger from smallest. Can be used with other aircraft without wheel fairings. I have a video but this site said it was too large to upload here. You can walk around and watch wingtips and tail while moving it. Send me your email address if you would like to see it. Paul
Quote from: ONIONFARMER on December 16, 2022, 12:57:49 PMBest Tug A3. Not cheap but neither is my back. Attach to tailwheel from a standing position. A little down pressure on handlebars to keep tires from spinning. Battery operated. Simple.
Quote from: paullapoint on December 16, 2022, 05:31:35 PMYes Rais, T1V2 model. Met the owner/inventor at Oshkosh. Very nice guy. I sent you a video. I used it in the snow a few days ago. It took me 3 tries to get locked under the tail wheel when slippery but once the weight of the plane was on it, it did just fine. You can stud the tracks but they won't do it from the factory because of stupid people tearing up epoxy floors with them. I was trying to find a battery drill powered tug to carry with the plane but no luck. I also looked at best tugs and they are very good but twice the price. This one is nice because you can walk around plane and watch it while operating. I think the V1 model would work for Helio but would be overworked. It is lighter so would be easy to carry with you. Paul
Quote from: paullapoint on December 18, 2022, 03:25:23 PMI think you will be happy with it. And it works good for most other airplanes. They told me it works good for amphibs too under a front wheel. We are going to try it on one next summer. Paul