The French air force has conducted an urgent trial to ensure its combat aircraft are able to use Italian air force KC-767 aerial refueling tankers. The trials, set up in response to France’s Operation Serval in Mali, mean that French combat aircraft will be able to use the Boeing KC-767 tanker aircraft, which the Italian government has offered to France for the ongoing operation. The trials, which took place from Mont-de-Marsan AB in France Jan. 29-31, hosted the tanker and conducted ...

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