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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 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.

  • Patent-pending, LED rung-alignment technology. Integrated LED rung indicators offer safe, positive deployment. Glow-grips on ladder rungs also enhance firefighter 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 technology provides sensitive, precision ladder control and operation.


  • HME Ahrens-Fox Spectr® custom aerial chassis 
  • 100" wide tilt-cab with notched 12" 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
  • 6x4 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 4" piping and Akron Tip Monitor
  • NFPA-compliant ladder group