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AIR1353C - Cushion Tow Hitches Test

Document Number: AIR1353C
Revision Number: C
Cushion Tow Hitches Test
The main purpose of this test was to determine the application advantages of cushion tow hitches in comparison to the commonly used rigid tow hitch type fitted on heavy aircraft towing tractors. As diverse opinions emerged about its suitability since the introduction on the market of this new tow hitch type, it was intended to physically measure and evaluate the damping capability of this cushioned tow link when applied in practice.
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