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All You Need to Know about "Airbus A330 MRTT"


Fri 07 May 2021 | 03:37 PM
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Recently, Egypt set a deal for purchasing two Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT). Here is all you need to know about the airplane. The main roles of the aircraft are transporting, refueling, and deploying.

The vessel has a significantly improved aerial refueling boom system. The control panel of the refueling process placed inside the cockpit and it can be monitored through high-quality cameras.

The maximum capacity of Its tankers at 111 tons, and they can transport at least 3.6 tons in a minute.

Moreover, It can offload 50,000 kg of fuel during a four-hour over 1,000 nm from its point of departure.

Regarding its transport characteristics, it can carry 300 persons or 45 tons of goods and supplies. Its cabin design is modern and comfortable for every class.

The A330 MRTT can carry the deployment of four aircraft and 12 tonnes of equipment and devices in a single flight over 5,200 km, e.g.