Aero Specialties (Booth No. 1639) introduced a self-contained, remote-control towing device designed to allow a single operator to position an aircraft safely. Called the iTowbot, the tug can handle aircraft up to 15,000 pounds gross weight.
Ground-support equipment maker Tronair acquired aircraft-towing company Jetporter and introduced a line of ground-support products designed specifically for light jets, including the new segment of very light jets.
European helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland is developing a palletized airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) system for installation on the three-engine, fully marinized EH-101.