Electric drive system developer WheelTug has bolstered plans to provide nose gear taxiing systems to Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 operators by teaming with Parker Aerospace as the exclusive wheel supplier. The WheelTug system uses electric motors, installed in the nose gear wheels, to move aircraft while on the ground. Powered by the auxiliary power unit, the nose gear motors replace ground tugs and the aircraft’s own jet engines for pushback and taxi. The company says the system will ...


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