Friday, September 16, 2011

Australia takes delivery of 5th C-17, carries out first RAAF KC-30 flight

Been a couple of busy days for the Royal Australian Air Force's big birds; the RAAF taking delivery from Boeing of it's fifth C-17A Globemaster III transport aircraft on the 14th of September, while back home it has carried out the first flight of its new Airbus KC-30A tanker. Initial operational capability with the KC-30A is expected in late 2012.

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