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Old 14th Jan 2019, 16:54
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melmothtw
 
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Originally Posted by KenV View Post
Ummm, no. Northrop/Airbus won the competition to DEVELOP a tanker based on the A330MRTT. The A330MRTT did NOT meet USAF requirements at the first competition, nor did it later, not does it now. That's total bollocks.
Yep, to add a cargo door basically.

Of course it didn't meet the USAF requirements, which is why they didn't select it. Oh wait...
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