SUPERTOW I, II, III, IV and
Which SUPERTOW is right for my plane?
The Supertow I - IV, are gas driven and each
have unique features for moving retractable singles through heavy twins. From
the shorter Supertow I to the longer Supertow IV, each one is designed for a
nosegear tire size, keeping the same superb quality throughout the line, always
allowing the pilot to fly on his own schedule. Speeds range
from a slow to brisk walk. Check our aircraft data base.
The Supertow Striker is a smooth, quiet
powered packed battery operated machine with clutchless load and go! Operation
is the same as the Supertow I-IV, only battery operated.
Can I burn 100 low lead? (Supertow
I, II, III, IV)
Yes, we spec the engine to run on 100 low lead. (No
need to store car gas.) Unit will start better and run cleaner. You can
just drain a cup at a time from your aircraft. Don't toss your test fuel - Use
it in your Supertow.
for wheel pants?
Supertow Lazy Susan will not accommodate Wheel Pants.
into the (40EZ, Key EZ, 12 Volt DC, 65EZ)
does the unit work? (Supertow I, II, III, IV and Striker)
Simply move the Supertow up to the aircraft and drive
under the nosewheel. It will load and lock automatically. Supertows have
controller dynamic braking and electromagnetic parking brake, which allows the
aircraft to be left unattended without chocking. Select direction of travel, Squeeze
clutch handle...and GO. Release clutch handle to STOP. Its just that
EZ. To unload, pull release handle to unlock carriage and simply back out.
How does the clutch work? (Supertow
I, II, III, IV)
Our systems use a backside belt tensioner type
clutch. When you squeeze the clutch handle,
it draws a pulley into the belt. The more you squeeze, the faster you
go. Release the clutch and the unit stops. This feature offers both
safety and total control of speed and travel. (Requires a special designed
How does the unit turn? (Supertow
I, II, III, IV and Striker)
With the nosegear loaded on the Lazy Susan, just move the Supertow handle left
or right with just fingertip control.
Why buy a Powertow/Supertow unit?
As a pilot and business owner, I know how important it
is to have a solid, safe and easy-to-use piece of equipment to move your plane
by yourself and NOT have to overpay for it!
As always, Northwest Manufacturing is
leading the industry in smooth easy loading and moving of your aircraft without
bending down or winching the aircraft onto the tug. We strive to keep our
units compact and trim! I know you will enjoy your unit!
Happy flying and thank you, Karen