Dec 11, 2019

RAAF KC-30A (A330-203 MRTT) A39-007 'Dragon 14' (YAMB-YPPH-YPAD-YAMB) in-flight refuelling of RAAF FA/18 Hornets on a sortie from YWLM - YPEA-YWLM

Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A (A330-203 MRTT) A39-007 c/n 898 ex: VH-EBI Qantas Airways arrived 08.13hrs landing RWY03 Perth Airport (YPPH) ex: RAAF Amberley (YAMB) Queensland as flight 'Dragon 14' & departed 13.51hrs to Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) South Australia before then continuing onto  RAAF Amberley as same. Hexcode: 7CF9C9 

The aircraft was tasked to the in-flight refuelling of four RAAF FA/18 Hornets on a sortie from RAAF Williamtown (YWLM) to RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) & return. 

The four FA/18 Hornets were: A21-18 msn: 382/AF-18 of 2OCU; A21-22 msn: 476/AF-22 of 75 Squadron noted wearing 61 mission marks on the snout; A21-25 msn: 496/AF-25 of 2 OCU & lastly A21-45 msn: 722/AF-45 of 77 Squadron.

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