12 JULY 2010

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Article from BTNews 12 JULY 2010

Prague Airport to support electric powered aircraft

WHEELTUG, which is developing new technology enabling aircraft to use on-board electric motors to taxi between terminal gates and runways, has entered into an agreement with Prague-Ruzyne International Airport to optimise the system.  The WheelTug kit is projected to reduce aircraft taxi-mode fuel consumption and CO2 emissions both by 66%, and to reduce hydrocarbon emissions by 75% per flight cycle.  "The team of Prague Airport Consulting will also be working with WheelTug to adapt existing operating procedures, checklists, and operating regulations to achieve maximum benefit from WheelTug systems at Prague and at other airports," said Jiri Pos, Executive Director of Aviation at the airport.  Showing at Farnborough this year (Hall 2, Stand C3) initially WheelTug is being developed for the Boeing 737NG aircraft family, and is expected to receive certification by early 2012. www.wheeltug.com

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