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What is a KC 30?

What is a KC 30?

The KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) is a heavily modified Airbus A330 airliner that enables Air Force to conduct air-to-air refuelling and provide strategic air lift. It features advanced communication and navigation systems, and an electronic warfare self-protection system.

What is Mrtt in aviation?

The Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) is an aerial refuelling tanker aircraft based on the civilian Airbus A330. A total of 13 countries have placed firm orders for approximately 60 aircraft, of which 51 had been delivered by 30 November 2020.

How much fuel can a Voyager hold?

Maximum fuel load: 245,000lb (111,000kg) Maximum payload: around 99,000lb (45,000kg) Maximum passenger load: 291.

How many KC 30A does the RAAF have?

six KC-30A aircraft
The Air Force’s six KC-30A aircraft are based at RAAF Base Amberley, operated by No. 33 Squadron.

How many KC 30s does Australia have?

six KC-30A
The Air Force’s six KC-30A aircraft are based at RAAF Base Amberley, operated by No. 33 Squadron….Specifications.

Manufacturer Airbus Military
Capacity Up to 270 passengers, or 34,000 kgs of cargo or 111 tonnes of fuel, Electronic self-protection measures

What is the queen’s plane called?

These jets, also known as the BAe 146 Statesman, have a specially designed Royal Suite cabin. Although the civilian BAe 146-100 has 70-94 seats, the two BAe 146 CC. 2 are configured for 19 or 26 passengers in comfort.

How long can a KC 10 fly?

The KC-10A tanker can deliver 200,000 pounds (90,719 kg) of fuel to a receiver 2200 statute miles (3539.8 km) from the home base and return, or it can carry a maximum cargo payload of 169,409 pounds (76,843 kg) a distance of 4370 statute miles (7031 km).

Are DC 10 still flying?

As of April 2022, there were 9 DC-10s and MD-10s in airline service with operators FedEx Express (8), and TAB Airlines (1). On January 8, 2007, Northwest Airlines retired its last remaining DC-10 from scheduled passenger service, thus ending the aircraft’s operations with major airlines.

Where are RAAF Hornets going?

The Australian Government has offered the Hornets for sale once they are no longer needed by the RAAF, and finalised a deal to sell 25 to Canada in early 2019. Eight F/A-18s will be preserved for historical purposes in Australia and the remainder may be sold to an American air combat training company.