French Air Force Gets First A330 MRTT

Credit: A330: RAF
LONDON—The French air force has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT). The first of a currently planned fleet of 12 aircraft arrived at Istres airbase, France, near Marseille on Sept. 27, the French defense ministry announced Oct. 1. A formal handover ceremony...
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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