WheelTug is completing pre-certification testing of its powered-nosewheel electric taxiing system on a Germania Boeing 737NG at Prague Airport. The ground tests are intended to prove that electric motors entirely packaged into the nose gear are powerful enough to taxi the aircraft, says WheelTug CEO Isaiah Cox. The tests this week at Prague have included taxiing in driving rain, demonstrating that the powered nosewheels have sufficient traction even in poor weather, he says. ...
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