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How does a jet aircraft move while on ground- using its jet engine thrust or using some other source? View All


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mmcmanamey
Yup, thrust from the engine is the only on board power for moving the aircraft. Other than that, a specialized tractor known as a tug attaches to the nose gear to move the A/C arround while on the ground.

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