Airbus Military A400M Transport Aircraft Begins Refuelling Trials with RAF VC10 Tanker


Released on Wednesday, February 16, 2011
France
Airbus Military
Airbus A400M Atlas
VC10
RAF - Royal Air Force
UK - United Kingdom
Airbus Military has begun air-to-air refuelling trials of the A400M airlifter using a Vickers VC10 tanker of the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) operating from Toulouse. A400M development aircraft Grizzly 1 performed a series of dry contacts with the VC10�s underwing hose-and-drogue pod system on the first day of the trials on 15th February. The RAF is one of the launch customers for the A400M.
Source: Airbus Military A400M begins refuelling trials with RAF VC10

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