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Name: ROYAL SAUDI AIR FORCE
7JetSet7 Code: SAR
Status: Operational
Region: MIDDLE EAST
City: RIYADH
Country: SAUDI ARABIA
Employees 47
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GOVERNMENT AIR TRANSPORT, JET AIRPLANE OPERATOR.

SAUDI ARABIA: POPULATION: 24 MILLION. POSSESSOR OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST OIL RESERVES - LOOKS TO THE WEST FOR TECHNOLOGY. YET AS PROTECTOR OF ISLAM'S HOLIEST CITIES, MECCA AND MEDINA, IT IS PROFOUNDLY CONSERVATIVE, ADHERING TO A STRICT INTERPRETATION OF SUNNI ISLAM. THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1932. IT COVERS AN AREA OF 2.1 SQ KM, AND THE CAPITAL IS RIYADH. THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.

February 2013: The Royal Saudi Air Force (SAR) has formally inducted into service the Airbus Military A330 MRTT new generation tanker/transport aircraft. Deputy Minister of Defense, Prince Khaled bin Sultan dedicated the airplane at a ceremony at Riyadh Airbase on 25 February. The A330 MRTT is the 1st of a batch of 3 that have now been contractually delivered. Deliveries of a 2nd batch of 3 which were subsequently ordered will begin at the end of 2014. They will be used to refuel (RSAF) fighters including the F-15, Typhoon and Tornado. A330 MRTTs have now been delivered to all 4 current customers: Australia, Saudi Arabia, the (UAE) and the UK.

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SAR-A330 MRTT - 2013-02

December 2017:

1 707-138B (JT3D-1Q) (29-17696, /59 HS-123), EX-(QAN), MINISTRY OF DEFENCE & AVIATION. VIP.

1 737-7DP BBJ (CFM56-7B-27B1) (940-32805, /01 HZ-101), MINISTRY OF DEFENCE & AVIATION. 2001-09. WINGLETS. VIP.

1 737-8DP BBJ2 (CFM56-7B-27B1) (836-32451, /01 HZ-102), MINISTRY OF DEFENCE & AVIATION. WINGLETS. 2001-09. VIP.

1 +2 ORDERS A330 MRTT (SEE PHOTO - - "SAR-A330 MRTT - 2013-02"), 2013-02. TANKER/TRANSPORT

1 A340-213 (CFM56-5C4) (004, /92 HZ-124), MINISTRY OF DEFENSE & AVIATION, BEING CONVERTED TO MOBILE HOSPITAL. VIP.

1 LOCKHEED HERCULES (T56-A-15) (4737, /77 112), VIP.

1 GULFSTREAM IV (TAY 611-8) (1037, /88 HZ-ADC), AIR DEFENSE COMMAND. VIP.

1 BOMBARDIER LEARJET 35A (TFE731-2-2B) (375, /81 HZ-107), ROYAL SAUDI AIR FORCE. VIP.

4 B AE 125-800A (TFE731-5R-1H) (258118, /89 HZ-105; 258146, /89 HZ-109; 258148, /89 HZ-110; 258164, /90 HZ-130), ROYAL SAUDI AIR FORCE. VIP.

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