The Ground Handling Blog

Mototok's blog for Hangar Professionals

Written by Mototok on May 11, 2017 // 3:00 PM

How to save up to 25,000 € on the repair of GSE


Having to repair your GSE is a time and money swallowing trouble. If you can’t count on your equipment at any time and use it whenever you need to it can seriously harm your business. Here’s what you can do to minimize the risk of having to send your aircraft tugs into repair.


Written by Mototok on April 27, 2017 // 2:00 PM

Aircraft hangar design: 5 ways to get the most in and out of it

Different Hangar Designs

An aircraft hangar is much more than just the roof over your plane. It’s a massive factor in terms of safety and revenue. That’s why you should pay particular attention to an aircraft hangar’s design. Here are some of the most important factors you need to consider when buying or building a hangar.


Written by Mototok on April 13, 2017 // 5:33 PM

What tugs for offshore operations need to provide

Helicopter heavy Storm

The wind is blowing, the water is stormy, salt fills the air and you need to land an aircraft and bring it to safety. These challenging situations happen every day on offshore airports all around the world and they call for first-class ground support equipment that can handle the tough conditions at sea. These are the features you should pay attention to.


Written by Mototok on March 31, 2017 // 4:48 PM

9 Reasons why you should stop using aircraft towbars


Towbars are still your weapon of choice when it comes to pushback and other ground operations? Then you are currently missing out on huge business and ground handling opportunities to save time, money, and nerves. Here’s why.


Written by Mototok on March 29, 2017 // 4:52 PM

The story and faces behind Mototok


Today, Mototok is a pioneer and a reputable manufacturer in our industry. With avant-garde thinking, diligence and passion the people behind this company have created a product that introduces the future of GSE worldwide. But who are they? And how did it all get started? A look into the past.


Written by Mototok on March 15, 2017 // 5:00 PM

Heavy duty: Why an aircraft tug’s weight is important


Clients often ask us: “Mototoks are so light. Isn’t that bad? Is this an advantage? Are they even heavy enough to tow a heavy plane?” Well, first of all: Yes, they are. And for the other questions – let’s have a closer look at an aircraft tug’s weight and what is important about it.


Written by Mototok on February 23, 2017 // 2:00 PM

How to find the perfect helicopter tug


They might be agile and acrobatic in the air, but on the ground helicopters are as mobile as a rock. A helicopter tug is the necessary way to go. From wheeled to skidded: Here’s everything you need to know.


Written by Mototok on February 16, 2017 // 1:13 PM

Tips for clever plane parking with an electric aircraft tug


 The main purpose of every hangar is to store aircraft. Therefore parking is an important part of the deal. The efficient use of parking space is crucial to maximize your profit as an FBO. We show you some clever tips that will help you use every square meter of your hangar.


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