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MMF 2 performs maiden flight

14th February 2019 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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An Airbus A330-200 destined to become OCCAR's second Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport Fleet (MMF)aircraft performed its first flight from Toulouse Airport on 5 February.

During the four-hour test flight over the Northern Pyrenees, the aircraft operated at different altitudes and speeds.

The aircraft, serial number MSN 1911, is now set to be delivered to Airbus Defence and Space for conversion in ADS Getafe, near Madrid, Spain.

Eight aircraft are now on order by NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency for the MMF programme for Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Norway. Three more aircraft options are included in the current contract for additional nations interested in joining the MMF initiative.

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