Top It Up, Please!

Braybrook, Roy
April 2009
Armada International;Apr2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p22
The article discusses the use of air-to-air aircraft refueling technology by the U.S. military take make safer and longer-range deployments. The Air Force will retire its fleet of Boeing KC-135 tankers which is expected to take more than 35 years. Features of the proposed Eads-Casa Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) conversion of the Airbus A330-200 are enumerated.


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