Universal Aircraft Towbar

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$139.95
$139.95

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Product ID: 10322A



Made in the USA

These high quality towbars are perfect replacements for your lost, bent or broken towbar, or even if you just need an extra around the hangar. Much more durable than the lightweight model included as original equipment. Constructed of carbon steel and powder coated for years of use.



Universal Towbar

For use with a tug, tractor or by hand. Clevis hitch ensures a safe and secure attachment. Spring-loaded latch ins...Read more

Made in the USA
These high quality towbars are perfect replacements for your lost, bent or broken towbar, or even if you just need an extra around the hangar. Much more durable than the lightweight model included as original equipment. Constructed of carbon steel and powder coated for years of use.

Universal Towbar
For use with a tug, tractor or by hand. Clevis hitch ensures a safe and secure attachment. Spring-loaded latch inserts automatically adapt to the nose gear fittings of most singles and twins. Slide lock quickly adjusts and holds firmly. 6' long.
Reviews
4.2 / 5.0
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Value
4.3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (10)
No (3)
Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Absolutely perfect for my 206!!!! Fits the strut bolts like a glove. Also easy to find a receiver hitch for the lawn tractor, so that I now have the perfect tug. Plenty of length too-good clearance between tractor and prop. Price unbeatable, And i shopped around a lot.
June 18, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
3 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Universal Tow Bar
Is a little bit clumsy when using in on the strut bolts, but is OK in the axle. It works fine for what I need (C310) and is a good value.
April 11, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
A perfect solution
My hangar has a dirt floor which makes it hard to push/pull my airplane in and out of the hangar with the usual hand-held towbar. Worse, when there's snow on the ramp, getting traction to move the airplane is risky. I thought of a small electric tug, but they're $1000 and up -- and, with no electricity in the hangar, I wouldn't be able to keep it charged. Then, I found this towbar. I have a front receiver hitch (no ball) on my truck, so it works great!
January 20, 2019
Purchased
8 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
The quality is good for the price. I’m not sure I would consider it a universal tow bar, but It will definitely fit a lot of different planes. The bar is made of thin metal so probably not great for larger planes. . It does move up to 3500 lbs without issue.
January 3, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Just what I needed
Works well to pull out a Mooney M20C with a lawnmower. Fits the holes very well. Fairly lightweight material. Easy to handle.
December 28, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Works as claimed
I use this on my homemade tug, which is a snow blower that can still be used as a snowblower. This towbar is the perfect length for my application. AND it does hook-up to a Grumman Cheetah.
August 31, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Well built and great value
Works great to move a Mooney 231 using a lawn tractor.
August 24, 2018
Durability
1 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Universal Tow Bar
I purchased this tow bar and it is of interior material.Its hollow metal and bends easily trying to tow a Cessna 172.. I hope I can return it.
August 16, 2018
Would You Recommend?
No
It didn’t work as we had hoped
It seemed to be of a good quality but it didn’t work as we had hoped for our Beechcraft E33 Bonanza. We returned it.
August 1, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Cessna 172M
Works Great as is if your using a garden tractor. Its tough, well made. I added a T bar to the handle so it can be used by hand. It's long enough you can stand up out from the plane and see the wing tips. That's important when backing an aircraft into a small hanger. You can't do that with the stock Cessna tow bar. The T bar I added can be removed. It's made from aluminum 1" square tube, with a hole drilled for a clevis pin, simple. The manufacture should include something like this. One item noted. The the spring loaded inserts don't go all the way down the Cessna pins, it still works fine just a minor note. The price is great. The next bar that works like this cost over $250.
June 25, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
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Will this work on a Cirrus with with wheel pant?
Blake P on Mar 7, 2017
Will this towbar fit a Cessna 182 with a nose wheel fairing?
Jimmy on Feb 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes this will fit a Cessna 182 with wheel fairing.
Does anyone have the ID and OD of the connection pins? I want to know if it will fit through the pants and over the pins on an RV-7A.
Michael H on Apr 27, 2018
will this tow bar fit a grumman tiger?
A shopper on Jul 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Since no one had an answer, I bought this for my 1975 Grumman AA-5 Traveler. It just holds on to the heads of the bolts, but its diameter is a fraction of an inch too small to actually slide down the bolt all the way and clamp on solidly. I'll get a micrometer out in the next few days to measure the difference.
Will it work on a Piper Arrow?
A shopper on Mar 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work with a Piper Arrow.
Will it fit the Beech V35 Bonanza?
Ted S on Jan 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes this tow bar will work with the Bonanza V35.
Will this work on my 310?
A shopper on Sep 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: work fine in my cessna 310Q
Will this tow bar work on a Cessna 172 ?
Rickey M on Dec 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Absolutely. A 172 is what I purchased it for. I actually considered making one, before I saw this one. Quality built, and very reasonable.
What is the weight limit of the bar?
Thomas D on Mar 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: A weight limit is not listed by the manufacturer.
Will this fit a Bellanca super viking and or a Piper Comanche PA 24-250?
Paul H on Oct 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I'm not sure. However, the lugs are too big for a Cessna 206. They are long enough but the diameter is too wide. I had to pay a welding shop to cut them off and weld on the correct size. The "universal fit" as described in the ad is not correct.
I need to adapt this for a 177 rg--has anyone else done it?
A shopper on Mar 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: If the 177 RG has an open axle, similar to Pipers, then this tow bar should work,. Use mine on 172M, 182P (Fixed gear), Piper Cherokee 140 and Beech Muskateer.
Hi does this tow bar have a telescoping option. My plan is to use a lawn tractor, so I will need to be able to slide it in or out to hook up?
A shopper on Sep 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It does not have a telescoping option. I also use a lawn tractor and it is fairly easy to hook the tow bar to the airplane first and then pull the lawn tractor close. With it out of gear, it is easy to move a few inches to connect to the tow bar.
Will this work on 206 with boots?
jerry k on Apr 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I bought it for a 172M. It has wheel fairing. It's a very well made tow bar for the money. I was going to make one, and this was just to easy. Not sure how a 172 differs from the 206 in this area?
Will this tow at work on a Cessna Cardinal FG with nose wheel fairing?
A shopper on Aug 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Don't know about a Cessna but it works great on my cirrus with nose fairing
Will this fit on my Piper Comanche 180 with the two prong hookup?
A shopper on Sep 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Sorry, but No. It is designed for a Cessna style hookup. The term Universal is a little misleading.
Where do you get the pins to fit in the spring loaded inserts?
ArrowDave on Aug 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The aircraft should have pins above the nose wheel or it will fit into the wheel itself.
Is there other options than the Clevis attachment?
Sean M on Jul 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, the clevis hitch is the only option for the universal towbar.
Will this fit on a 1964 C210D?
Dale R on Dec 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will fit the Cessna 210.
What is the diameter of the hole to attach to a tow vehicle? Looks like a regular attachment pin will fit
A shopper on Dec 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It is 1/2 in.
Does this tow bar work with a Piper PA22 TriPacer?
CampagnoloChick . on Nov 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it should work with the TriPacer.
Does this work on a Navion?
A shopper on Nov 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it should work with the Navion.
Will it work in a Piper Warrior, PA28-151?
D L on Nov 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work with the Warrior.
How does this loosen and tighten to stay clamped onto the wheel? I don’t see a screw or screw jack of any sort.
JaredYng on Nov 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The bar that goes between the long arms is pushed up and squeezed the long arms.
How long is this tow bar?
A shopper on Oct 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The tow bar is 6' long.
Will this work on a Piper Archer (2007)?
Trey B on Oct 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This towbar works with most single and twin-engine aircraft.
Will it work on a PA 28R-200 Arrow?
2av8me on Oct 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work with that aircraft.
What is the hitch measurement on the inside of the 2 metal pieces with holes.. or said another way what is the max hitch thickness this would hook to?
A shopper on Sep 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The max hitch thickness is 1".
What is the weight of the bar?
A shopper on Sep 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: About 5 lbs.
Any adapters for a ring to fit over a ball on a tow vehicle?
A shopper on Sep 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I bought a CURT 25153 Straight-Tongue Coupler from Amazon and welded it in place, works great.
Can use TBM-700?
Hirotaka I on Jul 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: If the TBM 700 has the same lugs as cessna 182, 206, 210 etc it will work. If the TBM has Piper style hooks is will not.
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