ARP1915E Aircraft Tow Bar

Reaffirmed

04/08/2021

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Issuing Committee
Scope
Content
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) specifies dimensional and physical requirements of tow bar connections to tractor and aircraft (see Figure 1). It is applicable to all types of commercial transport category aircraft tow bar.
The purpose of this SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) is to standardize tow bar attachments to airplane and tractor according to the mass category of the towed aircraft, so that one tow bar head with different shear levels can be used for all aircraft that are within the same mass category and are manufactured in compliance with AS1614 or ISO 8267.
Rationale
Content
Complete revision (chapters 1 to 7) for harmonization with ISO 9667. Minor editorial and figures update.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/ARP1915E
Pages
7
Citation
SAE International Recommended Practice, Aircraft Tow Bar, SAE Standard ARP1915E, Reaffirmed April 2021, Revised May 2016, Issued March 1985, https://doi.org/10.4271/ARP1915E.
Additional Details
Publisher
Published
Apr 8, 2021
Product Code
ARP1915E
Content Type
Recommended Practice
Status
Reaffirmed
Language
English