Germany Retires Last A310 Tanker

Credit: Stefan Petersen/German Ministry of Defense
Germany has retired its last Airbus A310 multirole tanker transport (MRTT), leaving Canada as the final military operator of the widebody transport. The German Air Force retired the last of its A310 MRTTs on June 15 after 22 years of service. The air force operated five A310s, four of which had been...
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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