The European Air Refuelling Training, EART 2018, will take place from 08 to 20 April 2018 at Eindhoven Air Base. Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, France and for the first time, a non EATC member nation, the United States, will be training under EATC’s lead. The exercise director for EART 2018 is one of EATC’s highly professional air-to-air refuelling (AAR) experts, Colonel Andrea Massucci.
EART 2018 will run concurrently with the multinational Frisian Flag fighter training exercise, organized by the Netherlands. EART is a dedicated AAR focused multinational training for tanker air and maintenance crews. It provides the nations with a unique opportunity to train their air crews in planning and executing mission within complex and realistic multinational scenarios, they are not exposed to in peacetime AAR operations. For more information, visit our EART page.
EART 2018 Media Day
On 12 April 2018, EATC and the Eindhoven airbase will organize an EART 2018 Media Day. This Media Day is a unique rendezvous for accredited media to view the participating tankers and to meet EART experts, air-to-air refuelling specialists and national crews. If you are interested to participate in the Media Day, please send us, before mid-March, your media accreditation and your contact details (please use our contact form).