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First MMF Aircraft painted!


On 2nd July 2019, the 1st Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport Fleet (MMF) Aircraft being converted by Airbus DS in Getafe (Madrid) emerged from the paint facility in Manchester,  having been painted in the final colour scheme requested by the MMF Nations (Belgium, Germany, Luxemburg, Netherlands and Norway).

First MMF aircraft painted ©Airbus

This aircraft, the first of the eight currently on contract, is now back to Getafe, where the remainder of the Qualification test activity for MEDEVAC and DIRCM will be conducted over the next two months. Thereafter, the aircraft will be utilised for both ground and air crew training of the Multinational MRTT Unit (MMU) personnel, and then delivered by the OCCAR MMF Programme Division to the MMU based in Eindhoven on 2nd May 2020.