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Fassi F820RA.2.26 xhe-dynamic

A Fassi F820RA.2.26 xhe-dynamic loader crane lifts Spitfire wings in preparation for the RAF Fairford’s 100th anniversary celebrations in Gloucestershire


Fairford (UK) - Last week, Fassi UK customer Allens (Stourbridge) Transport LTD spent an afternoon working at RAF Fairford (a Royal Air Force base in Gloucestershire) with a Fassi F820RA.2.26 xhe-dynamic loader crane, mounted on a Scania truck. The crane lifted the wings onto a Spitfire plane for a display that was part of the RAF’s 100th anniversary celebrations, demonstrating its millimetre precision control.
The speed control functions of the FX900 system and Scanreco RCS radio remote control give Fassi cranes the edge for delicate high-precision operations such as this. This model is capable of performances which include a maximum lifting capacity of 71.36 tm and a maximum hydraulic outreach of 16.4 m. It was originally supplied by one of the most important Fassi UK dealers The Crane Centre in Sandbach.

(Courtesy of Fassi UK)

Fassi Gru S.p.A. - Loader cranes manufacturer since 1965

Fassi Gru is the market leader among Italian producers. Its product range and sales numbers place it among the top producers of hydraulic cranes in the world.

Fassi’s production potential is approximately 12,000 cranes per year. The entire range is exported and distributed throughout the world through an efficient and widespread distribution network. From Canada to France, from the UK to Australia, Fassi’s professionalism is reflected in the company’s goal of meeting different market needs, which are often linked to the specific geographical and economic conditions of individual countries.