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TaxiBot pulls Airbus 320

I reported previously (three times) about TaxiBot from Israel Aerospace Industries, which has been towing Lufthansa Boeing 737 jets at Frankfurt airport since 2014.  It has just completed tests on towing Airbus 320neo jets at Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France … Continue reading

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TaxiBot starts towing Lufthansa jets

Lufthansa has commenced operations with the Taxibot towing system developed by Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. Lufthansa said that TaxiBot could save up to 2,700 tonnes of fuel at Frankfurt Airport per year, plus reduce noise and exhaust emissions. http://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-fuel-saving-taxibot-deployed-in-german-airport/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1yp_rxrqAA

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Taxibot stars at UK air show

Israel Aerospace Industries unveiled plans for TaxiBot at the Farnborough Air Show. The semi-robotic vehicle, controlled by a plane’s pilot, tows the plane from the terminal gate to the takeoff point without the need to operate the plane’s engines. It … Continue reading

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Israeli towing system approved for Boeing 737 jets

The Boeing 737 narrow-body jet has been certified in Europe and Israel for airport towing by the TaxiBot system developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).  It will save over 1200 liters of fuel per take-off.  In-service evaluation begins next month … Continue reading

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