The consortium providing the U.K. with new air-to-air refueling tankers has taken delivery of its second aircraft and is in the process of applying for its Air Operators Certification (AOC). The new aircraft — a standard Airbus A330-200 — arrived at AirTanker’s RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire base on Nov. 30 and is scheduled to begin operations next year, taking on more of the international passenger and trooping duties currently provided by the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Lockheed TriStar ...


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