U.K. Typhoons Get Emergency Clearance To Refuel From Voyager
By Anthony Osborne
Source: Aerospace Daily & Defense Report
As part of the Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft program, AirTanker will buy a total 14 Voyagers tankers to replace the RAF’s aging fleets of VC-10 and Lockheed Tristar tanker transports. The VC-10 is now expected to exit service in September 2013, while the Tristar will be retired in summer 2014.