Trepel Challenger 550 Aircraft Tractor


Ideal solution for the new Jumbo


The CHALLENGER 550 takes after its ‘big brother’ aircraft tractor, the Challenger 700; the two tractors sharing many of the same built-in technical features.

The CHALLENGER 550 is especially designed for the push-back and maintenance towing of aircraft up to the size of a Boeing B747-8, it’s gross vehicle weight of up to 60 tons making it ideal for these activities.

A robust tow tractor at an economic price with low maintenance costs.

Dimensions L x W x H 8.000 x 3.000 x 2.030mm
Capacity Aircraft weight up to 430 tons
Driving Pull 369kN (calculated theoretical valyue dependent on weight and adhesion factor)
Driving speed 30km/h (depneds on ballasted weight)
Weight 50 tons (without ballast) up to 60 tons (ballasted)
Turning radius 6.900mm

Additional information

Weight 54431.1 kg
Dimensions 8.000 × 3.000 × 2.030 mm