tow bar

tow bar

tow bar
A metallic bar that connects the aircraft nose gear with a tug or a tractor for towing or pushing the aircraft on the ground. If the bar is used for manually turning or towing the aircraft, it is known as a towing arm.
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The vehicle features flared wheel arches from composite materials, a modified rear bumper with an integrated tow bar and two recovery hooks, upgraded rear suspension with coilovers and a solid axle with a Watt's-link system.
The tractor is connected to the aircraft either directly or through a tow bar.
The contract is the result of the long-standing and successful partnership between Axalta and Brink, which has always aimed to improve the efficiency of the tow bar coating process and to ensure outstanding quality of the final product.
Engineered to be as light as possible, the unit incorporates adjustable fold down upper shelves, a spring-loaded tow bar and foot holding brake keep employees safe and keep the picker unit in place.
KUWAIT, June 12 (KUNA) -- A Kuwait Airways plane suffered minor damage when the tow bar from a push-back tractor snapped causing the vehcile to hit the aircraft, the company said in a statement.
In the summer, pals of Gaz and his wife Denise started fundraising to buy a trailer and tow bar so the family could travel together.
In the summer, friends of Gaz and his wife Denise started fundraising to buy a trailer and tow bar so the family could travel together.
France: All drivers are required to carry a breathalyzer Scandinavia: It is illegal to drive without headlights, even in daylight Spain: If you need to wear glasses, you are required to carry an additional pair when driving Germany: It is illegal to drive without winter tires at certain times of the year Belarus: It is illegal to drive a dirty car Spain: In some cities, cars must be parked on different sides of the road according to the day of the week Serbia: Compulsory equipment to be held by driver includes a tow bar and 3m rope Russia: It is forbidden to pick up hitchhikers.
But adding parking sensors will see cover costs fall by 13% and installing a tow bar, which typically means slower driving, will see them drop 20% on average.
Coughlin said the company had been receiving infrequent reports of trailers becoming detached from the tow bar arm.
It is fitted with a tow bar on the rear and another tow bar on the front offside.
Never substitute anything for the tow bar pins or safety clips.