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RAAF looks to live-sim balance KC-30A

23rd February 2017 - 09:21 GMT | by Trevor Nash in RAAF Base Amberley


The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) currently operates five Airbus KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft from is base at Amberley near Brisbane. Two further aircraft are to join the fleet over the next two years.

Operated by 33 Squadron RAAF, training for the KC-30A pilots and Air Refuelling Officers (ARO) is conducted by CAE at its training centre in Amberley. Interim training for the KC-30A started in 2011 with aircraft full configuration training being delivered from 2014.

Since then the RAAF has had a number of new aircraft enter service, notably the E-7A Wedgetail and the P-8, as well

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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