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Towing the Jumbos

Diana Siebel used to be a flight attendant. Now she sits at the wheel of a vehicle that tows jumbo jets over the tarmac at Düsseldorf Airport. She trained for the job for four months. Now she even drives the biggest towing tractors, with up to 400 horsepower. But even though the vehicles are huge, positioning the aircraft is precision work.

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