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Voyager Tanker Takes Maiden Flight

April 10 2012

United Kingdom

The A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport has made its maiden flight in service with the British Royal Air Force, reports Flight International.

Known as the Voyager in the U.K., the aircraft took off Sunday from RAF Brize Norton for a training familiarization sortie, according to an Airbus Military release.

The aircraft was delivered to AirTanker, a company formed last year to operate and support the Voyager for the U.K. Ministry of Defense's Future Strategic Transport Aircraft...

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