Eagle XL-30

Product Id Sku:XL-30 AIRCRAFT TUGS

The Eagle XL-30 was designed to move up to a B737 or an A320 in all weather conditions. The XL-30 offers the flexibility to handle the complexity of today's ramps, offering Four Wheel Drive, Four Wheel and Crab Steering, Three-person Seating, and many built-in safety and reliability features such as Built-in Side-marker/Strobe Lighting, Emergency-brake Override Protection, Low Oil/High Temp Shutdown System and Hot-shift Transmission Protection.

The XL Series is the newest species of Eagle. Featuring a standard Four Wheel Drive, Four Wheel Steer power train, the XL Series offers superior functionality for moving all "single-aisle" aircraft in all weather conditions. The XL Series are front-operator tow tractors which accommodate an operator and up to 2 passengers. Powered by Tier 3 or Tier 4i diesel engines, the XL Series makes you compliant with the latest emissions standards. Loaded with standard features, the XL Series helps you meet all of your aircraft handling needs.

Here is what the XL-30 has to offer:

  • 32,000 lbs. GVW to handle aircraft up to a B737 and A320 in all weather conditions.
  • Four Wheel Drive power train, providing safe, controlled traction on all surface conditions.
  • Switchable steering between Four Wheel and Crab Steering for superior maneuverability of and around aircraft.
  • Front and Rear Wet Disc Brakes for capable stopping power.
  • Several safety features designed in to the XL Series to ensure safe operation.
  • Powered by a T4i diesel engine to meet all current emissions standards.
  • Ergonomic front-operator compartment that accommodates up to 3 people.
  • Low-profile design that allows operators to safely and efficiently handle aircraft.
  • Is backed by an industry-leading 3-year/3,000-hr warranty.
  • Factory-direct support with the goal of same-day turnaround of all replacement parts.
  • Eagle Tugs has over 45 years of experience designing, building and supporting reliable tow tractors.

Additional Information




Load Type Ideal for aircraft up to B737 and A320 in all weather conditions


Drive Wheels 2 Front / 2 Rear
Drawbar Pull 26,000 lbf / 116 kN
Towing Capacity 300,000 lbs / 136,078 kgs
Service Weight Diesel 32,000 lbs / 14,515 kgs
Optional Cab - Add 850 lbs / 386 kgs


Length 201 in / 5,105 mm
Width 99 in / 2,515 mm
Height (deck) 52 in / 1,321 mm
Height w/ cab (option) 84 in / 2,134 mm
Wheelbase 91 in / 2,311 mm
Track 83 in / 2,108 mm
Tires (front & rear) 315/80R22.5
Step Height 21 in / 533 mm
Ground Clearance 9 in / 228 mm


Frame/Body A36 steel: 2 in / 51 mm
Bumper (front/rear) A36 steel: 1.5 in / 38 mm (front); 4 in / 101.6 mm (rear)


Suspension Rigid (front); Trunnion (rear)
Max Unloaded Speed 18.8 mph / 30.3 kph
Max Towing Speed 3 mph / 4.8 kph
Steering Hydraulic 4-wheel coordinated
Brakes Wet Disc (front & rear)
Parking Brakes Mechanical Dry Disc (rear axle)

Engine/Motor Specifications

Engine Options Diesel
Manufacturer (Diesel) Deutz
Model (Diesel) TCD 3.6L Interim Tier4 (Tier 3 Available)
Rated Output @ 2800 rpm (Diesel) 120 HP / 89 kW
Torque @ 2800 rpm (Diesel) 354 ft lbs / 480 Nm
Cylinders - Displacement (Diesel) 4 Cylinder / 3.6 L
Fuel Tank (Diesel) 30 gal / 114 liters
Air Cleaner Severe environment, heavy duty, dry replacement element


System 12 Volt
Alternator (Diesel) 95 amp
Battery (cold crank) (Diesel) Dual 650 amp
Ignition Keyed with anti-restart switch
Lights 12V LED Long Life
Instruments Dual-unit digital back-lit display offering engine diagnostics and full instrumentation
Safe Handling Chart

Safe Handling Chart

MTOW Chart - XL Series


View the Warranty for your particular application:

Standard Warranty

Three Year Warranty