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European Air Refuelling Training 2019
Published: February 2019
Participants European Air Refuelling Training 2019

The 2019 edition of the EART is scheduled to take place alongside the Frisian Flag exercise held at Leeuwarden from Aprril 1-12.

Participants are unknown at this moment. Four or five refuellers will normally participate based on the previous exercises. Five were scheduled in 2018 but Italy cancelled prior to the exercise while both France and the US withdrew their tanker for operational reasons leaving only the German and Netherlands air forces.

Country: Aircraft: No. aircraft Squadron / Wing: Airbase: Comments:
France C-135FR 1 GRV 02.091 "Bretagne" Base Aérienne 125 Istres  
Netherlands KDC-10 1 334 squadron Eindhoven TBC
Total   2
TBC: To Be Confirmed.

The new A330MRTT “Phenix” will not participate at EART. One aircraft is currently delivered to the French Air Force.
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French Air Force C-135FR (EART 2015). Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10.