tanker plane

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Noun1.tanker plane - an airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest firetanker plane - an airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
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Also on display from Russia will be the Su-35 multirole supermanoeuvrable fighter, MiG-29M/M2 multirole tactical fighter and Yak-130 combat-trainer, alongside the IL-78MD-90A tanker plane and IL-76MD-90A(E) transport, both being recent additions to Rosoboronexport's portfolio.
The six German fighter jets, a tanker plane serving them and the military personnel are expected to be transferred from Turkey to Jordan.
Each page of "Captain Mama's Surprise" is written in English and Spanish, with colored illustrations of the characters, a second grade class with their teacher and the airplane crew touring a refueling tanker plane. After a thorough and educational tour of the aircraft, Captain Vicky Castro and her daughter, Mimi, surprise her son Marco and classmates with a wonderful adventure: a ride in the plane!
However, the rogue aircraft were able to keep flying through the night by refueling midair after a tanker plane was commandeered, the first senior official said.
Notley said a water tanker plane slid off the runway in another part of the province.
INFERNO Water tanker plane flies over the Rocky Fire
An air tanker plane being used to fight a wildfire in Yosemite National Park crashed in flames on Tuesday, killing the pilot, officials for the park and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said, the AP reports.
Washington, Sha'ban 13, 1433, Jul 3, 2012, SPA -- Four crew members died in Monday's crash of an Air Force tanker plane that was battling a wildfire in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the U.S.
Concerning the fear that the MOU may pave the way for an SDF tanker plane refueling a U.S.
Summary: A Boeing 707 military tanker plane has crashed and burst into flames as it took off from Point Mugu Naval Air Station in California.
Republican US Senator Richard Shelby from Alabama, the state where EADS had committed to constructing a plant to assemble the tanker plane, used stronger language to vent his disappointment.
The Armed Services Committee, a US senate panel, is to hold investigative hearings in January that will look into an Air Force 'clerical error' that has caused another delay in awarding a USD50bn, 179-strong aerial tanker plane contract, known as KC-X.