The KC-46A Pegasus notched another success this week when the systems at the heart of aerial refuelling
were demonstrated on EMD-2 with the deployment of both drogue systems and the boom.
Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, said it has started to provide refuelling
services for regular Aeroflot flights at a in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) airport, allowing the company to double its monthly refuelling
volume in the UAE since July this year, to 400 tons per month at present.
Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, has started to provide refuelling
services for regular Aeroflot flights at one of the largest airports in the world - in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The package of measures will see an initial network of 12 hydrogen refuelling
stations, including a pledge to fund the construction of two new stations in the Greater London area, a new mobile refueling station for the south of England and upgrades to existing stations in Sheffield, Swindon, Wales and London.
military flight tests have shown how drones could handle midair refuelling
by themselves, without human pilots, which raises the possibility of automated "flying gas stations" topping off robotic aircraft over future battlefields.
KAFCO) provide airline companies with jet refuelling
at more than 20 airports around the world.
It comes with a refuelling
station which owners top up with water to be split into oxygen and hydrogen.
They will refuel from one refuelling
station in each city.
Distribution networks already exist in many countries, or are under construction in others, but more refuelling
stations are needed for NGV's.
Smiths Aerospace has been awarded a contract to supply the in-flight refuelling
fuel probe for the Airbus A400M aircraft with a potential value of $35 million.
The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has further proved its credentials as a tanker by successfully demonstrating simultaneous air-to-air refuelling
of two F/A-18 fighters.
Gazpromneft-Aero plans to equip the complex with new technology and to implement modern refuelling
quality standards that comply with IATA.