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Vertically Integrated Performance and Functionality 

Total Vertical Integration of on-site engineering and manufacturing processes has allowed HME Ahrens-Fox to reach new heights in aerial design, performance and functionality. From exclusive cab, body, chassis and ladder engineering and construction, HME Ahrens-Fox has the capability to integrate the latest aerial technologies and innovations and create to create a comprehensive line of advanced, aerial products to meet any fire department need or demand.

111' Four-Section Steel Ladder With Advanced Safety and Control Technologies

Stronger, tougher, smarter. The HAF111L’s exclusive HME Ahrens-Fox four-section, steel ladder features integrated technologies and systems to enhance functionality and safety.

  • HME patent-pending, LED rung-alignment technology. Integrated LED rung indicators offer safe, positive deployment. Glow-grips on ladder rungs also enhance fire fighter safety and security in compromised light conditions.
  • Obstacle Avoidance System Technology. Integrated sensors detect obstacles and structures that could damage or compromise ladder integrity and safe operation.
  • Joystick controls. Joystick technology provides sensitive, precision ladder control and operation.


  • HME Ahrens-Fox Spectr® Custom Aerial Chassis 
  • 100-inch Wide Tilt-Cab with Notched 12-inch Raised Roof
  • 111' four-section, HME Ahrens-Fox Steel Ladder
  • Proprietary Obstacle Avoidance System Technology
  • Patent-Pending LED Rung-Alignment Technology
  • Precision Joystick Controls
  • HME Ahrens-Fox Hydra Technology™
  • Hot-Dipped Galvanized Double Frame Rails and Outriggers
  • Six-by-Four Tandem Rear Axle
  • Corrosion Resisting Stainless Steel Aerial Style Body with Modular Aircraft Quality Construction
  • 172-cubic-foot transverse Compartment Storage, Shelving, Trays, and Tool-Boards
  • 500-HP Cummins Engine
  • Allison 4000 EVS Transmission
  • Aerial Waterway with four-inch piping and Akron Tip Monitor
  • NFPA-compliant ladder group