|Length||14.7 cm||5.8 in||Approx|
|Wingspan||15.0 cm||5.9 in||Approx|
- Constructed with metal and plastic components
- Undercarriage fixed extended
- Display stand not included.
Aviation400 AV4MRTT004 – 1/400 Scale KC-2 Voyager (A330 MRTT), RAF
Aviation400 diecast model AV4MRTT004 replicates in 1/400 scale the Airbus KC-2 Voyager (RAF designation for the A330 MRTT) s/n ZZ336. Named “Vespina”, in the VIP livery of the Royal Air Force (RAF), stationed at RAAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, UK.
The A330 MRTT in RAF service carry the designations Voyager, KC2 or KC3, both use the Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-60 turbofan engine. The Voyager KC2 is configured with a hose and drogue refuelling pod under each wing, mainly used for fast jets. The Voyager KC3 has an additional under-fuselage hose and drogue unit, primarily used for large aircraft.
Airbus A330 MRTT
The Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) is a European dual-role air-to-air re-fueller and strategic airlifter based on the A330-200 airliner. On June 15, 2007, the maiden flight took place with the first delivery in June 2011 to the RAAF.
In the air-to-air refueler role, The A330 MRTT can carry up to 111,000 kg (211,713 lbs) of fuel, the highest capacity of any tanker aircraft. Aerial refuelling delivery system options include an Aerial Refueling Boom System (ARBS), hose and drogue under-wing pods and Fuselage Refueling Unit (FRU), a removable Hose and Drogue unit. The crew consists of two pilots and an air refuelling operator who controls fuel transfers from the cockpit.
As a strategic airlifter, the A330 MRTT can carry a maximum payload of 45,000 KG (99208 lbs). In the form of containers and pallets, up to 300 passengers and as a MedEvac, up to 130 NATO stretchers.
Airframe construction is mainly of aluminium alloy, some steel, titanium and composites, a semi-monocoque fuselage with a glass cockpit and fly-by-wire. The low mounted wings and conventional tail unit are of cantilever design with sweep back. The retractable undercarriage is a tricycle type.
The A330 MRTT is powered by two; Rolls-Royce Trent 700 or General Electric CF6 or Pratt & Whitney PW 4000 high bypass axial-flow turbofan engines. Pylon mounted one under each wing. It has a maximum speed of 880 km/h (547 mph), a cruise speed of 860 km/h (534 mph), a combat range of 1,800 km (11,185mi) with 50 tonnes of fuel for 4 hours, and a service ceiling of 13,000 m (42,700 ft).