Customer Reviews3.7 / 5.03 ReviewsDurability5.0 / 5Reliability5.0 / 5Performance2.5 / 5Ease Of Use2.5 / 5Value2.0 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (1)No (1)Great Functional BuyThis tow works extremely well on a grade that I can barely push with a full fuel load. I have wasted my time on a series of tows that are comparably priced but won’t fit the large size tires I have on my Cessna 206 despite marketing to the contrary. The two speeds with a separate drill and the chain drive are perfect for fitting a tight hangar. The weight is super light and balanced. I was worried about traction but it has great traction on pavement and cement. Steering is awkward but when you steer wrong just pick up the tow’s tire and reset it. This is an excellent value well worth the price.September 16, 2019Purchased
2 weeks agoPerformance1 / 5Ease Of Use2 / 5Value1 / 5Would You Recommend?NoIt doesn’t fit!After calling before I purchased it, I was assured that it would fit my 1965 Skylane. After assembly and following the directions, it didn’t fit. And there was no easy fix. I called Sportys again and was again told that it would fit. Sorry, but it doesn’t. The arms are 7 inches too short. $114.00 to ship it back! Sportys offered no help with shipping. Never again.May 21, 2019Purchased
4 months agoResponse from Sporty's Pilot ShopThank you for the review. The manufacturer has updated the design of the GoTow to accommodate aircraft with higher wheelpants. It will now fit Cessna 182 aircraft with wheelpants. Note: The return shipping was promptly refunded.June 26, 2019Doug RDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use3 / 5Value3 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGoTowWorks as described. Hard to back plane up. Need practice. Won't go over 1" tracks. Need small ramp to help. Plenty of torque. Chain sprocket on wheel should be smaller for more speed. Inertia would help getting over tracks.May 12, 2019Purchased
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Browse 12 questions Browse 12 questions and 14 answersAre you working on an adapter for a 182 with wheel pants?BEST ANSWER: I was just informed that the GoTow includes the connection for the 182 with wheel pants.Will this unit fit in the luggage compartment of a C 182 ?BEST ANSWER: No, it does not fold up. I would recommend looking at the RobotowWill this work for piper Dakota ?BEST ANSWER: Currently, it will not. we are working on getting an adapter that will allow it to work with the Gotow.Is there an adapter for the piper Comanche?BEST ANSWER: We do not currently have an adapter. We do expect that we will have one in a couple of months. Please watch are website.Will it push a c206 up a slight incline?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it should, but We have not used it with the 206.Will it tow a Bonanza G36 (max gross 4,000#)?BEST ANSWER: Max Airplane Weight: 3600 lbs. Note that the max weight is empty weight, so the Bonanza probably weighs less than 4,000 when you're towing it. The GoTow should work, although not if you need to push it up a steep slope.I have a 3/4” lip from the ramp to the hanger floor, the demo film looked impressive, but could it push a AG5B Tiger up and over the lip?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it should be able to move the aircraft over that lip.Is there an adapter for the RV-10?BEST ANSWER: Yes, there is an adapter for the RV-10.I have a 2006 Lancair Columbia 350. Does this tug work on my aircraft?BEST ANSWER: It is not available at this time.Can it be used on a 2012 Tecnam Light Sport P2008?BEST ANSWER: It is not available at this time.WILL IT FIT A GRUMMAN AA5-B TIGER?BEST ANSWER: It is not available at this time.Does it work with a Robinson R44?BEST ANSWER: No, it is not compatible.
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