MADRID, Spain — Airbus is preparing to begin handing over A330-200 multirole tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft to four nations as the program transitions from development to deployment. The EADS affiliate plans to deliver its first A330 to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in mid-2010 and to hand over initial units to the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in 2011, officials said here Sept. 22. The first of the five units earmarked for the RAAF, designated ...


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