Netherlands-led NATO future Airbus A330 tanker fleet

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Re: Netherlands-led NATO future Airbus A330 tanker fleet

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I might have missed it, but for my understanding: which one was at the open days last year, was that T-055 or T-054?
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Polleke_NL wrote:I might have missed it, but for my understanding: which one was at the open days last year, was that T-055 or T-054?
Tee five-four it was.
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Stratofreighter wrote:
Polleke_NL wrote:I might have missed it, but for my understanding: which one was at the open days last year, was that T-055 or T-054?
Tee five-four it was.
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First operational flight of the T-055 is planned for 20/7 according to an article in the Vliegende Hollander (RNLAF e-magazine)
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Heads Up for T-054!
Three days after receiving T-056 fully painted in standard livery (except for serial) at Getafe factory the first MMRTT (T-054) will operate 10-aug LEGT-EHEH on delivery flight, arrival programmed for 16:00UTC, so keep your cameras and radar apps ready.
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Thanks JL!
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If they can find an Air traffic controller..... :)
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T-054 taking off Getafe Rwy 23 in a hot, gray and stormy day towards Eindhoven (delivery flight)
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According to this Scramble article the 3th A330 ( most likely T-056) will go to Eindhoven instead of Koln.

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Anyone with the current status of T-055? Not a lot of flying for the last few weeks, with sister T-054 very active. In use as some sort of maintenance trainer or technical trouble?? Or just flying without me noticing this.. :wink:

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Technical problems of the military systems in the plane
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NAM wrote: 15 Oct 2020, 23:11 Technical problems of the military systems in the plane
Thanks, I hope it can be fixed soon, 50 % of the fleet grounded is not ideal I think.. But with T-056 coming to Eindhoven there is some extra capacity in the near future.

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According to several sources T-055 is finally back in the air after a long time stationary at the home base 👍.
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