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A400M undergoes cold weather tests

written by australianaviation.com.au | February 22, 2013
Grizzly 5 at Iqaluit in Canada, where the aircraft underwent cold tests. (Airbus Military)

As Airbus Military prepares to deliver its first A400M airlifter, production-representative Grizzly 5 has undergone five days of cold weather tests at Iqaluit in Canada.

The week-long deployment involved engine runs after a 24-hour cold soak to -32C, use of cargo bay equipment, taxiing and flight testing.

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