The TowBear is a conventional tractor built by the Ulm-based special vehicle manufacturer KAMAG. At the time of this first encounter, a company spokesperson said: "You could almost feel the tension in the air as the gigantic A380 touched down for the first time in Frankfurt.
All went well for the KAMAG machine, two of which have already been supplied to Frankfurt Airport.
The Kamag TowBear's first A380 test was also its first true operational assignment at Frankfurt, where the aircraft arrived on October 29, 2005.
The TowBear is a conventional tractor built by the Ulmbased special vehicle manufacturer KAMAG.
Transporttechnik GmbH & Co KG, D--Outdoor, Stand J100
All purchase-projects are subject to European tendering, and at present, tow-tractors from Goldhofer, Schopf, and Kamag
are in service with the company.
Based in Ulm, Germany, Kogel Kamag
has been producing heavy-duty vehicles for more than 30 years.
Paving maintenance is a speciality of Schmidt Airport Equipment, which makes spray/spreader/sweeper vehicles for the airport market, while Kogel Kamag
produces gse and logistics vehicles, including the recently-launched `weasel' multi-function transport vehicle.
Transporttechnik premiered its GSE products, with its latest `Weasel' catering vehicle and aircraft tow-tractor.
'Kahapon, sabi ko sakanya, samahan niya kaming bumili ng motor para sa kamag
anak ko,' she said.
'Marami ang pinara kung saan ang ilan ay napatunyang kamag
anak, kaibigan, o kasintahan ang angkas, habang mayroon din ilan na sumubok pang magdahilan na di nakalusot sa LTFRB (Many were apprehended.