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UAE Air Force Chooses A330 Mrtt

Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:43 pm

For your information:

According to the belgian newspaper "Gazet Van Antwerpen" the Air Force of the UAE has choosen the A330 MRTT as their future tanker and transport aircraft. The number of frames and value of the order was not disclosed.
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RE: UAE Air Force Chooses A330 Mrtt

Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:33 pm

Great news, but I didn't know the UAE was looking for, or even needed tankers. It will be interesting to find out how many they order. My guess is 3-4 airplanes.
 
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RE: UAE Air Force Chooses A330 Mrtt

Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:07 am

This thread popped up two days ago in civil aviation section and vanished two hours later again ...

Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 1):
It will be interesting to find out how many they order. My guess is 3-4 airplanes.

Reportedly they ordered three A330MRTT bringing the total order book of A330-based tankers to 26.
 
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RE: UAE Air Force Chooses A330 Mrtt

Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:53 am

Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 1):
Great news, but I didn't know the UAE was looking for, or even needed tankers.

Currently, they don't have any, so why not ?

I think they'll also order the boom with it, because of the new F-16s.
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