Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) crews started flight training on their first A330 MRTT with Airbus Military instructors at the Airbus Military Getafe facilities in Spain yesterday 25th October
This will allow the crews to qualify for Air Logistic Transport and Air-to-Air Refueling with pods and boom.
Col Pilote Mashhour Bin Abdallah AL BURIKAN, RSAF A330 MRTT 13th Flying Wing Commander, and Lt Pilote Khaled Bin Abdallah AL MAJED, whose picture was taken inside the RSAF A330 MRTT cockpit, and the rest of the RSAF Aircrew will be training with Airbus Military over the next two months.
Delivery of the first A330 MRTT to the RSAF will take place mid November 2011. Next RSAF MRTT aircraft deliveries are scheduled for 2012.
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