From Airbus to Boeing, With Fuel

The Royal Australian Air Force‘s first Airbus A330-basedmultirole tanker/transport has for the first time passed fuel toanother large aircraft, moving the type closer to its delayed serviceentry late this year.

One of five RAAF-designated KC-30As on order, the modified airlinertransferred almost 30t of fuel from its centreline boom to a French airforce Boeing E-3F airborne warning and control system aircraft during two test flights conducted from Airbus Military’s Getafe site near Madrid. Continue reading…


(Photo copyright Airbus Military)


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