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Eagle eXL-16

Eagle eXL-16
Brand: Eagle
Product Code: Eagle eXL-16
Availability: In Stock

Eagle eXL-16 Tow Tractor (TUG)

Four-wheel Drive (4WD), Four-wheel Steer (4WS), 80V AC electric aircraft tractor, offering superior traction and maneuverability, and extremely low cost-per-hour of operation. Front-operator design, which accommodates the driver and up to two passengers, and allows for the use of a second 625Ah battery for long-distance aircraft towing operations. The Eagle eXL-16 is backed by an industry leading 3-year/3,000-hour warranty.

The eXL-16 was designed to move business jets such as the G650 and Global 7000, and regional jets such as the E-195, in all weather conditions.

Product Highlights

  • 16,800 lbs. GVW to handle aircraft up to 115,000 lbs. in all weather conditions.
  • Zero-emission, energy-efficient 80V AC electric drive
  • 4WD power train, providing safe, controlled traction on all surface conditions.
  • 4WS for increased maneuverability of, and around aircraft.
  • Front and rear wet disc brakes for capable stopping power.
  • Front and rear inching switches for 1-man hitching operation.
  • Low-profile design, and direct front and rear hitch visibility, allow operators to safely and efficiently handle aircraft.
  • Optional "Smart Charge" battery and charger system which allows the battery to be opportunity-charged to maximize efficiency, with no reduction in the life of the battery.
  • Backed by an industry-leading 3-year/3,000-hr warranty.
  • Factory-direct support with the goal of same-day turnaround of all replacement parts.
  • Eagle Tugs has over 45 years of experience designing, building and supporting reliable tow tractors.


LOAD TYPE Ideal for business aircraft such as the G650 & Global 7000, and regional aircraft such as the E-195, in all weather conditions.
Drive Wheels 2 Front / 2 Rear
Drawbar Pull 12,000 lbf / 54 kN
Towing Capacity 155,000 lbs / 70,307 kgs
Service Weight with Battery 16,800 lbs / 7,620 kgs
Weight without Battery 12,600 lbs / 5,715 kgs
Length 166 in / 4,216 mm
Width 72 in / 1,829 mm
Height (deck) 43 in / 1,092 mm
Height (Steering Wheel) 53 in / 1,346 mm
Wheelbase 90 in / 2,286 mm
Track 63 in / 1,600 mm
Turning Radius 154 in / 3,912 mm
Tires (front & rear) 215/75 R17.5 LR F
Step Height 19 in / 483 mm
Ground Clearance 9 in / 228 mm
Frame/Body A36 steel: .375-.500 in / 9.5-12.7 mm
Bumper (front/rear) A36 steel: 0.5 in / 12.7 mm (front); 3.5 in / 88.9 mm (rear)
Suspension Leaf Spring
Number of Speeds 2 Forward / 2 Reverse
Max Speed 12 mph (unloaded) / 19 kph
Steering Hydraulic power-boosted - 4-wheel coordinated
Primary Brake Electric Regenerative
Supplemental Brakes Hydraulic Wet Disk
Parking Brakes Mechanical - pinion mounted, dry disc
Engine Options 80V A/C ELECTRIC
Traction Motor Danaher Motion - 80V A/C Brushless
Output @ 1300 rpm 55 HP / 41 kW (Peak)
Torque (Electric) 210 ft lbs / 284 Nm
Lights 12V LED Long Life
Instruments Electronic Display showing speed, battery life, hours and diagnostics
Hydraulic Pump 80V D/C On-demand, sensor monitored
Inching Feature Operator controlled - FWD/REV switch on front & rear

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