17,500 Gallon WD Modular Lift Deck Jet Refueler

The super heavy duty truck that transformed refueling

The largest capacity non-articulating refueler in the world, the 17,500 WD is the perfect truck for large cargo operations, long distances to the fuel farm, fueling long-haul aircraft, or fueling multiple aircraft in rapid succession.

17,500 Gallon Refueler

Learn more about the Rampmaster 17.5K WD Refueler


Fast Access Lift Platform

The Rampmaster 17.5K WD is equipped with a lift platform with easy access to hoses and controls.

Optional Lift
Smart Technology

Engine Management System

Management (Flow Control) System EMS. It removes the complexity of venturi and control valves as well as the waste of a constant fuel burn, replacing it with a patented system of sensors that maintains even pressure in the wing while reducing the load on the refueler engine.

17.5k WD Specifications

  • Engine
    Turbocharged 6 cyl. Diesel engine.
  • Engine Equipment
    Engine block heater 15.5 CFM Air compressor.
  • Cooling
    1100 sq. in. 4 row core Radiator.
  • Air Intake
    Donaldson 15” single stage dry air cleaner.
  • Exhaust
    Single horizontal exhaust system Mounted under front bumper with spark arrestor.
  • Transmission
    5 speed automatic, Alison world transmission with oil cooler and two cartridge filters. Incorporates electronic push button shift selector pad mounted in cab.
  • Rear / Drive Axle
    Rockwell PSC 1614 – 48,000 lb. capacity, steerable, 14.76 ratio,
    Chalmers 48,000 lb. suspension
    17.5” x 25” 5 piece OTR wheels
    17.5R25 Aggressive tread tires (super singles).
  • Front Axle
    Rockwell FL-941s – 22,000 lb. Capacity, steerable
    22,000 lb. Leaf Spring Suspension
    22.5” x 9” one piece wheels
    315/80R22.5 tires.
  • Air Brake System
    Front: Wedge.
    Rear: Wedge.
    Cast Iron brake drums.
    Wabco cartridge style air dryer.
  • Chassis
    Crane Carrier Chassis.
    110,000 psi yield strength steel alloy frame with reinforcement plates.
    45 gal fuel tank.
    SAE J844 Nylon tubing fuel and air lines.
    Cab mounted entry steps.
    Heavy duty steel bumpers with (2) tow eyes.
    Battery box with two batteries and shut off switch.
  • Cab Trim & Accessories
    High visibility steel tilt cab.
    Hydraulic tilt mechanism, mechanical lock.
    Fiberglass front fender extensions.
    Tinted window glass.
    Black interior trim.
    Air ride low back driver seat.
    Full foam low back passenger seat.
    Rubber black floor mats.
    40,000 BTU heater/defroster.
    Electric horn.
  • Instruments
    Console type with front serviceable gauges.
    Electric speedometer and odometer.
    Oil pressure gauge.
    Dual air pressure gauges.
    Engine water temp gauge.
    Fuel gauge.
    Hobbs hour meter.
    Separate starter button.
    Pump/Drive selector lever with indicator light.
  • Warnings
    Low oil pressure lamp and buzzer with shutdown.
    High water temperature, lamp and buzzer with shutdown.
    Low air lamp and buzzer.
    Transmission temperature lamp and buzzer.
  • Pump
    800 GPM with integral power-take-off.
  • Lift Platform
    Platform height – 66″ For an Airbus A320 up to 134″ for Boeing 777.
  • Pumping Control
    Rampmaster Engine Management Flow Control.
  • Filtration
    800 GPM 5th edition filter vessel.
    Gammon filter differential pressure gauge
    532 Water slug valve.
  • Hoses / Reel / Nozzles
    One (1) hydraulic rewind hose reel (Single Wrap) with manual rewind.
    One (1) 2½” x 50’ hose with Whittaker 2½“ F -117 underwing nozzle.
    Two (2) 2½” x 10’ deck hoses with Whittaker 2½ “ F -117 underwing nozzle.
  • Throttle
    High and Low flow on deck, one speed on side reel.
  • Defualing
    Gorman Rupp 4” x 3” FDF valve and eductor with check valve to prevent backwash to filter.
  • Metering
    800 GPM Electronic meter with ticket printing electronic register with Delta P cut out. Digital deck readout / rate of flow indicator.
  • Control Panels
    Side mounted: contains 4” nozzle pressure gauge, mi llipore taps (upstream and downstream of filters), fuel – defuel selector, and 2½” pump discharge pressure gauge.
    Deck mounted: contains 4” nozzle pressure gauge and high – low flow selector.
  • Piping
    Schedule 5 stainless steel piping.
  • Interlocks
    All underwing nozzles, deck rails, bottom loading valve, and pump/drive selector.
  • Deadman
    Electric Deadman.
  • Emergency Shutdown
    Three (3) quick access shut-offs located at right front and left front module corners as well as on top deck.
  • Fire Extinguishers
    Two (2) Ansul fire extinguishers.
  • Testing
    Refueler is completely flow tested for proper operation of all controls and valves, meter is calibrated.
  • Tank Warranty
    10 years.
  • Tank Capacity
    17,500 gallons shell full.
  • Tank Compartments
    One (1) single.
  • Tank Construction
    Aluminum, semi rectangular, drop frame, fully baffled .313” aluminum heads, sides, and bottom DOT 406 construction.
  • Manhole
    One (1) 20” diameter manhole with 10” fill, two (2) 2” fusibles, vapor vent mounted in manhole.
    Two (2) 20” diameter inspection manholes.
  • Venting
    3” with interlock weather-hood and elbow.
  • Flashing
    Two (2) aluminum extrusions welded and air tested.
  • Walkway
    Aluminum expanded metal walkway inside flashing.
  • Drains
    Two (2) at rear, one (1) at front of tank.
  • Ladder
    Aluminum bolt-on at rear with grip-strut steps and drain through risers.
  • Sensor Precheck Valve
    One (1) Apollo ball valve.
  • Bottom Load Adaptor
    One (1) Whittaker aluminum 2½” bottom load valve.
    One (1) Whittaker aluminum 4” bottom load valve.
    Bottom load adapters equipped with brake interlocks.
  • Static Terminal
    At bottom load valve.
  • Emergency Valve
    One (1) Whittaker aluminum 6” emergency valve with anti-splash deflector.
  • Water Drain Valve
    One (1) Apollo ball valve in sump.
  • Product Level Sensors
    One (1) two-stage Whittaker jet sensor.
  • Tank Mounting
    Two (2) kingpins to mate two fifth-wheels on Power Module.
  • Tank Axle
    92,000 lb. capacity axles
    Chalmers 92,000 lb. Suspension
    25” five piece OTR wheels
    17.5R25 Aggressive tread tires (super singles).
  • Tank Level
    Product level gauge.