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  • European Air Transport Command Becomes Operational
    Posted by Nicholas Fiorenza 6:13 PM on May 13, 2011

    The European Air Transport Command (EATC) became operational earlier this week at Eindhoven air base in the Netherlands. The EATC is responsible for the planning, tasking and mission control of Belgian, Dutch, French and German transport aircraft and tankers.

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    EATC photo

    The national breakdown of aircraft assigned to the EATC is as follows:

    Belgium
    •10 C-130 Hercules
    •1 A330 Airbus
    •4 ERJ145s on request
    •1 DA900 on request
    •2 DA20s on request

    France
    •32 C-160 Transalls
    •9 C-130 Hercules
    •10 CASA-235s
    •3 A310 Airbuses
    •2 A340 Airbuses

    Germany
    •63 C-160 Transalls
    •5 A310 Airbus MultiRole (MedEvac on request) + 2 A310 Airbuses on request
    •3 A319 Airbuses on request
    •4 CH601 Challengers on request

    Netherlands
    •2 C-130 Hercules
    •2 KDC-10s
    •1 G4 Gulfstream on request
    •2 F50 Fokkers

    Tags: ar99, Europe

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