LONDON—The German Air Force has taken delivery of a specially-modified Airbus A319 to perform the Open Skies observation mission. The aircraft is a secondhand Airbus Corporate Jet previously operated by automobile manufacturer Volkswagen. It has been extensively modified by Lufthansa Technik to incorporate the four observation cameras approved for the Open Skies mission. The June 21 delivery of the A319OH (OH - Offenen Himmel, German for Open Skies) restores a capability lost 22 ...


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