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  • RAF TriStars to be scrapped after US sale falls through


    The Royal Air Force’s last four TriStar tanker/transports are due to be flown to a breaker's yard in the UK on 25 March, with the service's Voyagers having assumed their responsibilities.


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  • Voyager fleet takes the strain for RAF


    ​AirTanker expects the Royal Air Force’s next two Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports to be delivered by mid-year,...


  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie


    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of...


  • UK says 'no thanks' to BAe 146 tanker


    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has distanced itself from any possible future use of the BAe 146 as a refuelling tanker.


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  • ​ANALYSIS: Rolls and Airbus – how the latecomer excelled

    News | 21 Jul 2014 09:04 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Rolls-Royce took more than two decades to get an engine onto an Airbus product. But the UK company is now in pole position as Toulouse’s prime widebody engine partner after securing its third Airbus sole-source supply deal, to power the A330neo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-and-Airbus-how-the-latecomer-excelled-401791/
  • Voyager fleet takes the strain for RAF

    News | 25 Mar 2014 14:56 | Craig Hoyle

    ​AirTanker expects the Royal Air Force’s next two Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports to be delivered by mid-year, with the Ministry of Defence having agreed to a slight delay in its previous schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Voyager-fleet-takes-the-strain-for-RAF-397393/
  • RAF TriStars to be scrapped after US sale falls through

    News | 25 Mar 2014 14:36 | Craig Hoyle

    The Royal Air Force’s last four TriStar tanker/transports are due to be flown to a breaker's yard in the UK on 25 March, with the service's Voyagers having assumed their responsibilities.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-TriStars-to-be-scrapped-after-US-sale-falls-through-397390/
  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie

    News | 24 Mar 2014 07:28 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of the tri-jets to take off from its Brize Norton air base in Oxfordshire.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-TriStars-to-fly-final-sortie-397316/
  • Camera trouble led to RAF Voyager grounding, investigation finds

    News | 19 Mar 2014 21:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force halted operations with its brand-new Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports for 12 days last month after a pilot’s improperly-stowed camera became jammed next to one of its side-stick controls in flight and caused a sudden loss of altitude, according to a newly-published report.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Camera-trouble-led-to-RAF-Voyager-grounding-investigation-finds-397216/
  • RAF pauses Voyager operations after in-flight incident

    News | 13 Feb 2014 08:27 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force has temporarily suspended operations with its new fleet of Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports, after one its current six examples was involved in an unexplained flight incident.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-pauses-Voyager-operations-after-in-flight-incident-395915/