EATC will once again lead the unique multinational European Air Refuelling Training (EART). The training will take place from 31 March to 12 April 2019 at Eindhoven Air Base. Watch our EART 2019 trailer video here!
EATC’s member nations, France, the Netherlands and Germany, as well as Great Britain and the United states will participate with tankers and crews. Together with Italy, they will also provide mentors to advise the crews within their respective expertise. Moreover the Royal Australian Air Force will send observers to this edition.
The EART 2019 training will be directed by highly professional EATC air-to-air refuelling (AAR) expert Colonel Andrea Massucci. EART 2019 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 missions within complex and realistic multinational scenarios, they are not exposed to in peacetime AAR operations.
On 04 April 2019, EATC and the Eindhoven airbase will organize an EART 2019 media day. This media day is a unique rendez-vous for accredited media to witness the participating tankers and to meet EART experts, AAR specialists and national crews and mentors.
If you want to participate in the EART 2019 media day please fill in the attendance form before the 6th of March 2019.