An image of a TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec, a specialized, remote-controlled aircraft tug, in the process of maneuvering an MQ-9 Reaper, a large military drone known for its long-endurance, high-altitude surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec is designed for precision, allowing for the safe and efficient handling of aircraft in military applications, demonstrating its utility in facilitating the deployment and maintenance of unmanned aerial systems like the MQ-9 Reaper

TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec – 20,000 lbs MTOW.

The TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec is a remote-controlled, battery-powered aircraft tug tailored for military use, supporting Agile Combat Employment (A.C.E.). It allows for single-person operation, maintaining the aircraft’s nose wheel straight for precise maneuvering, enhancing operational efficiency and safety, enabling 360° turns on the spot for fast turnarounds in tight spaces.

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Product Details.


Preview image showcasing TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec, a cutting-edge towing solution. Ideal for military and government applications, it embodies innovation and reliability for diverse operational needs

TF3 MilSpec

Airframe Airplanes & Helicopter
Single Nose Wheel
Towing Capacity up to 9.000 kg
up to 20.000 lbs
Lifting Capacity up to 1.500 kg
up to 3.300 lbs
Controls Remote Control
Capturing System mechanical
Wheel Adjustment manual
Time to Capture 10 sec
Time to Release 10 sec
GPU Capability optional
Weight 416 kg
917 lbs
Dimensions 1.550 x 1.155 x 455 mm
61″ x 45,47″ x 17,91″
Airframe Examples MQ9 Reaper
King Air
LED Status Indicators on TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec: Visual Guidance for Optimal Aircraft Tug Operation and Safety

LED Status Indicators 

Amber Beacon on TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec: Safety and Visibility Enhanced for Military Aircraft Tug Operations

Amber Beacon

Emergency Stop Button on TowFLEXX Milspec Units: Ensuring Immediate Halt for Enhanced Safety in Aircraft Tug Operations

Emergency Stop

Heavy Duty Castor Wheel of TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec: Engineered for 360° On-Spot Turns - Key to Agile Aircraft Tug Maneuverability

Heavy Duty Castor Wheel

Detail View of GPU Connection on TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec: Powering Up Military Aircraft Tug Operations with Efficiency

GPU Connection

Locking Pin Detail of TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec Turntable: Ensuring Secure Aircraft Positioning for Safe Tug Operations

Turntable Locking Pin



Remote Controlled.

Discover the TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec, the smallest remote-controlled aircraft tug in the TowFLEXX lineup. Its remote control radio signal is certified for operation on airfields and allows operators to move around the aircraft freely, ensuring complete visibility and protection against potential hazards that could harm the aircraft. Ideal for efficient, safe aircraft handling.

360° Turntable.

The TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec features a revolutionary 360° turntable, ensuring the nose wheel remains straight while towing. This adds additional and enhanced safety in ground handling. To prevent uncontrolled movements, particularly when going over steep hangar rails, uneven terrain, or during pickup or release, the turntable can be locked and fixed in place if needed.

Single Operator Capabilities.
The TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec enabling single-person operation thanks to its remote control functionality, allowing the operator to act as their own wingman. This innovation significantly reduces the time needed to assemble a towing crew in urgent situations, greatly supporting Agile Combat Employment (A.C.E.) operations on a large scale.
Low Maintenance.
The TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec stands out for its low maintenance needs, devoid of hydraulics, requiring almost just visual inspections and occasional turntable greasing. This cost-effective solution boasts minimal operating costs. Standard maintenance tasks can be easily performed by ground crew, eliminating the need for certified TowFLEXX personnel, further reducing expenses.

Videos & Impressions.

TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec with MQ-9 Reaper drone

Explore the innovative TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec in action as it effortlessly tows a USAF MQ-9 Reaper drone. This video showcases how the TF3 Milspec transforms ground operations with its capability for fast turnarounds and efficient hangar stacking. Witness the simplicity of single-operator towing, which streamlines ground handling processes, making it a game-changer for military aviation logistics. Discover how the TowFLEXX TF3 Milspec supports Agile Combat Employment (A.C.E.) by enhancing operational flexibility and responsiveness. Get a closer look at how this advanced towing solution is setting new standards in aircraft ground support, making it an invaluable asset for the United States Air Force and beyond.”

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