Eurofighter der Luftwaffe in IndienGerman Air Force Eurofighters deploy to Aero India
Eurofighter der Luftwaffe nach Inden verlegt<br /> The German Air Force delegation safely landed at Air Force Station of Yelahanka, near Bangalore/India, at 1340 h CET, on 5 February.
After a stop-over at Abu Dhabi Air Force Base, United Arab Emirates, three Eurofighter, Germany's most advanced fighter aircraft, along with an Airbus A310 MRTT (Multi Role Transport Tanker) successfully completed their first-time deployment to an Asian country to participate in the bi-annual air show.
After start-off at their home-bases in Germany on 4 February 2009, all fighter airplanes were refuelled by Germany's new tanker aircraft, A310 MRTT. This was the first time, A-310 MRTT air-to-air refuelling was conducted during an operational deployment marking another important milestone in its introduction phase. German Air Force is scheduled to participate in AERO INDIA 2009 with EUROFIGHTER (30+23, 30+25, 30+38), of which one will provide a daily flying display, and Airbus A310 MRTT (10+27) from 11 through 15 February, 2009. After conclusion of the air show, the German aircraft will be re-deploying to their respective home-bases by 16 February, 2009.