Cessna 172RG, 177RG, 182RG
Cessna 172RG 177RG 182RG aircraft tug


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List Price: $1,749.95
Our Price: $1,699.95
Savings: $50.00

Price with Selected Options: $1,699.95

Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Product Code: C1727782RG

28v Battery:
[Add $219.95]. EXTRA 28v Milwaukee battery.

Extended Warranty:
[Add $74.95]Provides an additional year of warranty. -- Click Here to View Warranty

[Add $8.95]Spare T-Bolt clamp for handle receiver or drill handle tube.

Handle Ext.:
[Add $39.95]. 24" handle extension extends the handle to the operators level and provides greater leverage securing forks onto aircraft while standing. It eliminates the need to bend over to connect the fork to the aircraft. -- Click Here to see WITH and WITHOUT the Handle Extension

Speedy mover:
[Add $79.95]Many customers say this is a MUST HAVE. Allows you to move your tug without using battery power. Also keeps the tug in an upright position when it is not in use. -- Click Here to see the Speedy Mover

Snow tires:
[Add $99.95]. Replaces stock tires. With purchase of new tug only. For snow and hard turf.

[Add $74.95]. One pair case hardened snow chains. Easy to install. Chains DO NOT fit snow tires.

Personalized N-Number Labeling:
[Add $34.95]Personalize your Minimax Tug with your N-Number on the handle tube. -- Click Here for photo

Enter N-Number:

This tug is a turn key operation and ships stock with 28V power system(Drill, battery, and charger).
Designed for maximum traction!

If you have a smooth concrete, or epoxy painted hangar floor, we recommend buying our Traction Tape or Wheel Weight Hubs option to prevent tire slippage.
If purchasing wheel weight hubs, click HERE to purchase 2-25lb. CAP cast iron weights.
These are the ONLY weights which fit our weight hubs.

Cessna 172RG, 177RG & 182RG Tug

Minimax’s Cessna 172RG, 177RG and 182RG tugs are portable Cessna aircraft tugs made specifically for moving those plane models in or around your hangar. These Cessna plane tugs use the power provided by a 28-volt Milwaukee hand drill – the most powerful cordless hand drill on the market. A torque output of 1150 inch pounds and an oil bath worm gear drive for efficient power transfer allow this Cessna tug to move your plane safely (built-in brake) and almost effortlessly. Once you've used your electric Cessna tug you'll wonder how you ever got along without it.

While everything needed to put this tug to work comes included in the package, a number of optional items may be added for increased versatility. These include a spare Milwaukee 28-volt battery, a 300-watt voltage invertor for converting 220-volt power to 110-volt power (for our European and Asian customers) and a speedy mover that allows a manual means of using your tug without electric power.

Fork locking mechanism action
All steel, alloy construction
Trouble free design
Powder coated paint for durability
Simple Knock-Down design for easy transport
Automatic brake
Built-in rheostat
Net weight 56 lbs (25.4 kgs)
Worm gear drive for efficient power transfer
Enclosed gear box
Torque output 1150 inch lbs.
Made in the USA

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Solid first impressions August 4, 2020
Reviewer: Anonymous Person  
The ordering process went well. The mounting hardware bag was missing from the shipment and with one quick call was quickly shipped separately. Assembly took 30 minutes.  My impression from the marketing materials was that power for the slight incline into the hangar would be marginal but there is more than ample power to jockey and return the plane to the hangar with ease.  I did not initially order the easy mover and ordered it subsequently. I recommend it as nearly essential, not so much for moving the tow but certainly for easier attachment of the tow to the plane. My first impression on the pieces and parts is they are heavy duty and durable and all components are high quality. I am pleased with the choice and the purchasing process. There is a learning curve to attachment and steering but I expect that to be mastered fairly quickly.

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