FTS-M 40.330

Esterer Aircraft Refueler type FTS-M 40.330 is designed to refuel and defuel aircrafts or helicopter with aviation Jet fuel through one underwing and one overwing reel hose. The refueler is suitable for airfield and road operation.

Product specification

Usable Tank capacity: 33.000 Liter
Dimensions: Length: 16.500 mm
Width: 2.550 mm
Height: 3.100 mm
Permissible weights: Dead weight 13.700 kg
Gross vehicle weight for road use 40.000 kg
Gross vehicle weight for airfield use 52.000 kg
Performance: underwing reel hose 1.200 lpm
overwing reel hose 500 lpm

Standard equipment acc.
To IATA/JIG, EN 12312/5
Regulations following GGVS / ADR



  • Semi rectangular design
  • Single compartment with water sump
  • Self-supporting design

Tank equipment

  • Tank fitted with manhole
  • Explosion proof ventilation device (tilt safety)
  • Dip stick
  • Access ladder to tank top
  • Handrail
  • Tank overturn protection

Operations and equipment

  • Underwing pressure refuelling via reel hose
  • Overwing refuelling
  • Defuelling
  • Bottom loading
  • Hydraulic hose reel drive
  • Mechanical or hydraulic pump drive
  • Electronic or mechanical meter system
  • Close circuit sampling system
  • Pipes of flow system: aluminium
  • Drive-away interlock system
  • Filter Water seperator, Military specification