Van's RV6A, 7A, 8A, 9A, 12
Vans portable aircraft tug


RV6A, 7A, 8A, 9A, 12
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List Price: $1,899.95
Our Price: $1,699.95
Savings: $200.00

Price with Selected Options: $1,699.95

Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Product Code: 037VANSRV

Remote EASYLock:
[Add $139.95]Remote EASYLock is our latest fork locking mechanism. It includes the handle extension and makes connecting the tug to the aircraft much easier than our base model. -- Click Here for detailed information

Tow Pins:
[Add $24.95]. 1/2" X 1" Tow Pins. Highly recommended to lock tug firmly to nose gear. See technical specs.

Extra 20v Battery:
[Add $119.95]EXTRA Dewalt 20V battery

Speedy mover:
[Add $109.95]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

Dewalt 60V Power:
[Add $350.00]. Dewalt 60V Cordless Power System. Replaces Dewalt 20v power system. With tug purchase only.

Extra 60V Battery:
[Add $219.95]. EXTRA 60V Dewalt battery.

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

Handle Ext.:
[Add $49.95]. 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. DO NOT PURCHASE IF PURCHASING REMOTE EASYLock -- Click Here to see WITH and WITHOUT the Handle Extension

Wheel Weight Hubs:
[Add $89.95]. Wheel weight hubs for installation of 2- 25 lb. cast iron weights. Weights NOT included.

Snow tires:
[Add $119.95]. Replaces stock tires. With purchase of new tug only. For snow and hard turf.

[Add $129.95]. 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:
Only enter if you are purchasing "Personalized N-number labeling".

This tug ships with a 20V Dewalt power system. If you want more power, the Dewalt 60V power system must be purchased as an option.

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 you are purchasing Wheel Weight Hubs you must click HERE to purchase 2 - 25 lb. cast iron weights.
The wheel weight hubs are only the hubs and do not come with the weights themselves. The weights ship for free from the vendor in the link.
NOTE: These are the ONLY weights which fit our weight hubs

If purchasing for an RV12 be sure to make a note in the comments box at checkout.
Fork locking mechanism action
Speedy Mover
All steel, alloy construction
Trouble free design
Powder coated paint for durability
Simple Knock-Down design for easy transport
Three speed power unit (Dewalt only)
Automatic brake
Built-in rheostat
Built-in light (Dewalt only)
Net weight 53 lbs (24 kgs)
Worm gear drive for efficient power transfer
Enclosed gear box
Torque output 1150 inch lbs.
Made in the USA

    Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 14

      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
    5 of 5 Great Tug April 5, 2024
    Reviewer: David Stevens from Peyton, CO United States  
    Received the tug within a week of placing my order. It was easy to assemble with the detailed directions provided. It was clear that it was already set up to work with my RV9A every thing fit perfectly. Had a little problem with the bushings on the tow pins on the RV9A which were the wrong size. I contacted Brandon at Minimax and he quickly sent me the correct bushings. Great customer service and a really great product.

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    5 of 5 RV8A Mover February 20, 2024
    Reviewer: John Bussey from Harrogate, North Yorkshire United Kingdom  
    Just got our Minimax Tug for the RV8A. After putting it together (easy job) it has made moving our aeroplane very simple and in particular up a slight slope into the hangar. Great piece of kit.

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    3 of 5 RV8A Tug February 6, 2024
    Reviewer: Matthew Ford from Clayton, GA United States  
    Axle stop / flanges were torqued and locktite with one wheel jammed against the side of the frame. Once axle was re-centered correctly everything worked great. ItÃÆ’¢â‚¬â„¢s a simple, moderately priced tool but better quality control is needed prior to shipping.

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    5 of 5 RV-8A tug January 31, 2024
    Reviewer: Tim Fitzpatrick from Wauseon, OH United States  
    Solid piece of equipment. Moves my RV very easily.  Assembly is not too difficult.  Will definitely save engine starts as I will be able to tow my plane to and from the fuel pit.  Would definitely recommend if you are tired of dragging your plane around by hand.

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    5 of 5 December 9, 2023
    Reviewer: Theodore Reyes from San Marcos, CA United States  
    I’m very satisfied with my new tug. It really saves my back.  Highly recommended.

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