A310 MRTT Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Tanker



The Airbus A310 is a development of the A300 twin-engine wide-body airliner that carries as many as 220 passengers. In payload and range it falls between Boeing's 757 narrow-body and 767 wide-body airliners. Among the 260 that were built between 1983 and 2000, 18 entered military service as transports; four were to be converted to a multirole tanker transport (MRTT) for the Luftwaffe. From the start, a key feature of the A310 was its wing design. After determining the appropriate size...

 

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