Istres (France)

Type: City
Name: Istres (France)
Country: France
Latitude: 43.509998
Longitude: 4.98
population: 42,036
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

US hands over first upgraded KC-135 Stratotanker to France

The French Air Force (ALAT) has taken delivery of the first modernised KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft from the US at Air Base 125, near Istres, France.A total of three French KC-135RG tankers have been upgraded by the US to primarily ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

US hands over first upgraded KC-135 Stratotanker to France

The French Air Force (ALAT) has taken delivery of the first modernised KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft from the US at Air Base 125, near Istres, France.A total of three French KC-135RG tankers have been upgraded by the US to primarily ensure ... [Published Air Force Technology - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

France receives upgraded aerial tanker

PARIS, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The first of three French Air Force KC-135RG aerial tankers has been returned to France following upgrade work by Rockwell Collins.Upgrades included new navigational avionics that allow faster and more secure integration of the ... [Published UPI - Aug 27 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 2 reports

A350 XWB MSN004 successfully undertakes water ingestion tests at Istres

Airbus has successfully performed certification testing to demonstrate the A350 XWB’s ability to operate on wet runways. During these tests at Istres, France, the flight-test aircraft, MSN004, travelled through troughs containing at least 22mm of water ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 09 2014]

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"The new interface is claimed to enable more efficient and secure integration of navigation standards identical to those of US KC-135s."

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US hands over first upgraded KC-135 Stratotanke... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 30 2014]
The French Air Force (ALAT) has taken delivery of the first modernised KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft from the US at Air Base 125, near Istres, France.A total of three French KC-135RG tankers have been upgraded by the US to primarily ...
A350 XWB MSN004 successfully undertakes water i... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 09 2014]
Airbus has successfully performed certification testing to demonstrate the A350 XWB’s ability to operate on wet runways. During these tests at Istres, France, the flight-test aircraft, MSN004, travelled through troughs containing at least 22mm of water ...
A350 XWB MSN004 successfully undertakes water i... [Published Airbus Press Releases - May 09 2014]
Airbus has successfully performed certification testing to demonstrate the A350 XWB’s ability to operate on wet runways. During these tests at Istres, France, the flight-test aircraft, MSN004, travelled through troughs containing at least 22mm of water ...
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