WheelTug has completed a Slot Purchase Agreement with airBerlin, bringing the order book for its electric drive system to 549 delivery slots reserved by 10 airlinesin Europe, the US, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The WheelTug electric drive system uses high-performance electric motors, installed in the nosegear wheels of an aircraft, to provide full mobility on the ground without the use of the aircraft’s engines or tugs for pushback and taxi operations. Typically, a ...

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