RNLAF orders KDC-10 cockpit upgrade
13 Jun 2005
On 13 June 2005, the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) placed the order for the avionics upgrade of three aircraft, two KDC-10 transport/tankers and one DC-10 transport. The contract has a value of over €30 million, spread over a two-and-a-half year period.
The (K)DC-10 Cockpit Upgrade Programme will modernise the aircraft's cockpit layout and equip it with state-of-the-art avionics.
Fokker Service, part of Stork Aerospace, is the main contractor and is amongst others working closely together with Boeing, the type certificate holder for the DC-10.
- Stork Aerospace