{:en}Air France began testing unmanned baggage tractor


Air France at the airport of Toulouse Blagnac (France; IATA code TLS) began testing an unmanned tractor is designed to deliver the Luggage to the plane. To work in the test mode, the machine started on 15 November.

Baggage tractor has the working title of Autonom Tract AT135. It is equipped with electric drive, the power of the machine is carried out from the battery capacity of 32 kWh, the Tractor is able to haul up to 25 tons of cargo on a wheeled platform, reaching speeds of 24 km/h.

The principle of operation of the machine simple. After sorting Luggage gets Luggage of passengers, a subcontractor of Air France puts these items in containers attached to the vehicle tractor.

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