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Icone Piste - Fonction tractage

TOWING OPERATIONS - BASICS ABOUT THEORY

Rampside - Towing function

Airside operations


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Objectives

  • Knowing all the towing operations and security rules
  • Being able to identify the different tractors and location of By-pass pins and understanding all the risks related to this activity

Participants

Personnel in charge of the Pushback function

Contents

  1. Presentation of the « towing » function
  2. Presentation of the different types of towing
  3. Presentation of the security rules
  4. Identification of the equipment: By-Pass pins, towing bars, conventional tractors and towbarless tractors
  5. Presentation of the means and communication rules
  6. Chronology of the towing steps
  7. Awareness about the potential risks related to human factors (lack of vigilance, stress, habits…)


Prerequisites of a complete Training program, both theoretical and practical, specific to each type of aircraft and to the equipment needed for aircraft towing