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 Voyager KC2 / KC3 AirTanker Airbus A330-200         
No in Frontline Squadrons: 2 x KC2  |  7 x KC3  |  5 x CAR (a) [Total No = 14]
In Service Date: 2011
Roles: Air Transport (AT) or Air-to-Air refuelling (AAR)
Crew: 3
Length: 58.8 m
Span: 60.3 m
Empty Weight: 119,600 kg
Max Take Off Weight: 233,000 kg
Max speed: 493 knots (568 mph / 913 km/h)
Cruise speed: 470 knots (540 mph / 870 km/h)
Range: (Ferry Range) 8,000 nm  (14,800 km)
(10,000 kg) 7,500 nm (13,900 km)
(20,000 kg) 6,500 nm (12,000 km)
(30,000 kg) 5,500 nm (10,200 km)
(40,000 kg) 4,500 nm  (8,400 km)
Fuel burn: 6,000 kg / hour
Service ceiling: 12,497 m (41,000 ft)
Take off runway: 2,220 m  (8,700 ft)
Landing runway: 1,720 m  (5,643 ft)
Cabin Dimensions: 34 m (L) x 5.28 m (W)
Load: (Fuel) 111,000 kg  (138,750 Litres)
(Transport) 291 troops + 26 x LD3 containers in hold (Total: 36,400kg)
(Aeromedical) 40 stretchers + 20 Staff seats (front cabin) + 100 passenger seats (rear cabin)
(Cargo) 45,000 kg Max (94,798 lbs)
6 x 463L NATO pallets and 2 x LD3 containers (Passenger configuration)
8 x 463L NATO pallets (Passenger configuration)
26 x 463L NATO Pallets (Freight configuration)
Missions: (Towline) 60,000 kg Fuel  @  1,000 nm (RoA) with 2 hours on station 
50,000 kg Fuel  @  1,000 nm (RoA) with 4 hrs 30 mins on station 
40,000 kg Fuel  @  1,000 nm (RoA) with 7 hours on station
(Deployment) Deploy 4x Fighter aircraft  @  2,800 nm whilst carrying 50 personnel & 20,000 kg freight
Deploy 4x Fighter aircraft  @  3,600 nm
(Transport) 291 troops  @  5,500 nautical miles (40,000 kg)
Equipment: (7 x KC2) 2 x Cobham 905E Refueling Wing Pods (1,700 litres/min | 1,360 kg/min)
(7 x KC3) 2 x Cobham 905E Refueling Wing Pods (1,700 litres/min | 1,360 kg/min)
1 X Cobham 805E Fuselage Hose Drum Unit  (2,649 litres/min | 2,119 kg/min)
Engines: 2 x Rolls-Royce Trent 772B turbofans producing 142,200 lbf thrust 
                   
Notes
(a) CAR = Civilian Aircraft Register
(b) Aircraft deliveries:
No Serial No Variant First Flown Date Delivered Squadron
01 ZZ330 KC2 19/08/2009 21/12/2011 10 / 101 Squadron
02 ZZ331 KC2 11/08/2011 19/12/2012 10 / 101 Squadron
03 ZZ332 KC3 18/11/2011 26/04/2013 10 / 101 Squadron
04 ZZ333 KC3 07/05/2012 29/05/2013 10 / 101 Squadron
05 ZZ334 KC3 04/06/2009 31/07/2014 10 / 101 Squadron
06 ZZ335 KC3 04/07/2012 29/06/2013 10 / 101 Squadron
07 ZZ336 KC3 25/10/2012 30/11/2012 10 / 101 Squadron
08 ZZ337 KC3 14/01/2013 29/01/2014 10 / 101 Squadron
09 ZZ338 KC3 29/04/2013 29/05/2014 10 / 101 Squadron
10 ZZ339 KC2 28/06/2013 14/08/2014 AirTanker Ltd (G-VYGJ)
11 ZZ340 KC2 29/01/2014 05/02/2015 AirTanker Ltd (G-VYGK)
12 ZZ341 KC2 07/07/2014 24/06/2015 AirTanker Ltd (G-VYGL)
13 ZZ342 KC2 20/01/2015 24/02/2016 AirTanker Ltd (G-VYGM)
14 ZZ343 KC2 27/04/2015 06/09/2016 AirTanker Ltd (G-VYGN)