Australia To Convert Ex-Qantas A330s Into Tankers

LONDON – Australia is ordering an additional pair of Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transports (MRTTs) as the country beefs up its air transport fleet. But instead of new-built aircraft, they will be converted from A330-200s previously owned by Australian national carrier Qantas. The aircraft will be...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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