BAE Systems is carrying out wind tunnel trials to assess the aerodynamics of mounting conformal fuel tanks (CFTs) onto the Eurofighter Typhoon. The testing, taking place in the company’s high-speed tunnel facility in the U.K., aims to accelerate the clearance process for the tanks to be integrated onto the combat aircraft. The two CFTs, which would be fitted on top of the rear fuselage of Tranche 3 aircraft only, can carry the same amount of fuel – 3,000 liters – as three ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "BAE Systems Studying Typhoon Conformal Fuel Tanks".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.