MercedesBenz Econic SemiTrailer Tanker Trucks Enter Service…

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Mercedes-Benz Econic

Highlighting the diversity of their vehicle range, Mercedes has taken a moment to showcase two Mercedes-Benz Econic semi-trailer with tanker bodies have just entered at the London Farnborough Airport. The are based on the 18-ton Econic chassis, and both have fitted with Jost wheel couplings and converted 4×2 semi-trailer trucks to aid in duties of transporting hazardous (namely, fuel).

But that’s the tip of the iceberg, ladies and gentlemen. In to comply with strict ADR an extensive series of modifications also necessary. A few highlights interlocking systems that the trucks from moving refueling, speed limiters restrict the vehicles’ top speed to 20 and hydraulic fuel pumps make use of the Econics’ PTO’s. In the end all necessary changes, the Econic holds a total of 36,000 of jet fuel.

As for who was charged with the task of the many modifications needed to the Mercedes Econics operational, duty was bestowed upon Support — a company in Witney that specializes in vehicles. Fortunately, the model was an candidate to perform the job it was called to do, with its superior maneuverability, low cab and low ride height (allowing it to under aircraft wings) a few of the many benefits the Econic in its chosen field.

If you’re interested in purchasing own aircraft refueling truck or want to learn more the Mercedes-Benz Econic semi-trailer trucks used at the London airport, you can find the complete in the official press release



Mercedes-Benz Econic in semi-trailer version

Two Mercedes-Benz Econic trucks at London

Farnborough Airport

Mercedes-Benz Econic

modifications to transport hazardous

Semi-trailer with 36,000-litre

Two Mercedes-Benz Econic semi-trailer with a tanker body just entered service at Farnborough Airport. The trucks are on the 18-tonne Econic 1824LL but were fitted with a fifth wheel coupling and into 4×2 semi-trailer for transporting hazardous goods at the factory in Molsheim, which in constructing special-purpose vehicles. modifications were necessary to with strict ADR regulations. work was carried out in the UK by Flightline a company based in Witney Oxford specialising in airport Interlocking systems were to prevent the vehicle from during refuelling, as well as limiters that restrict the top to 20 mph (approx. 32 km/h). Hydraulics to fuel using the truck’s were also fitted. The holds 36,000 litres of jet

The Mercedes-Benz Econic fulfils key for this kind of specialised as standard, with features include a low overall height makes it possible to drive aircraft wings, good courtesy of the hydraulic automatic (Allison) and a low cab concept to facilitate in and out frequently. Large windows a good all-round view.

Farnborough has been a centre of and civil aeronautical research for a time. Since 1948 the has also hosted the biennial International Airshow, which almost a quarter of a million in 2006. The first powered, flight in Great Britain was at Farnborough in 1908.

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