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BRACKETT AIRCRAFT UNIVERSAL TOWBARS MODEL TH-53

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Overview

This towbar fits in our line between the TH-5 and the TR-34. The Th-53 comes with a telescoping tongue (R) ring or (B) ball, for easier hookups. The TH-53 can handle most singles and medium twins up to 7000 lbs. ramp weight.

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Description
Part No.
BRACKETT TOWBAR TH-53R
13-03338
TOWBAR W/ BALL HITCH TH-53B
13-03339
TOWBAR W/ CLEVIS HITCH TH53C
13-03340

Specifications

  • Maximum aircraft weight: 7,000 lbs. (3,175 kg)
  • Maximum opening 12 1/2" (31.75 cm)
  • Length: 80" (203 cm) closed, 94" (234 cm) extended
  • Weight: 22 lbs. (9 kg)
  • Shipping box: 94" X 13" X 3" (239 cm X 33 cm X 8 cm)
  • Color orange powder coating

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Reviews

Very heavy duty tow bar- Overkill for my Skylane but will still work if I ever buy a twin. Works well with the golf cart I use to pull it out of the hangar.

Christopher D Verified Purchase

BRACKETT TOWBAR TH-53R WITH RING HITCH

June 28, 2021

Tow bar came shipped as promised and worked perfectly as illustrated on a Cessna 310. Thanks for good shopping experience.

Dale W
December 26, 2020

Aircraft grade quality and construction. Completely satisfied. Customer service at Spruce is A+++

Phil H
September 20, 2018

Very well made and very easy to use.

Michael M
May 24, 2018

Q&A

Please note, Aircraft Spruce's personnel are not certified aircraft mechanics and can only provide general support and ideas, which should not be relied upon or implemented in lieu of consulting an A&P or other qualified technician. Aircraft Spruce assumes no responsibility or liability for any issue or problem which may arise from any repair, modification or other work done from this knowledge base. Any product eligibility information provided here is based on general application guides and we recommend always referring to your specific aircraft parts manual, the parts manufacturer or consulting with a qualified mechanic.

Q: I have a Rockwell Commander 500S Shrike. Do I need an adaptor for this towbar to work?

You would need qty 2 of part number 13-01896.

Q: What adapters will I need to move my Cessna 337 and my Cessna 340? thanks

You do not need adapters to use this tow bar with both of these aircraft.

Q: Will the adaptor part number 13-15488 fit the TH-53 toe bar for Piper PA-28 180 Cherokee aircraft?

Yes.

Q: What adapters do I need for a Mooney?

Mooney aircraft do not require additional adapters.

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