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Airbus, Thales sign UK contract for A400M training

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 6, 2013
Airbus Military and Thales have signed a training contract for the UK's A400M airlifters. (Airbus Military)

Airbus Military and Thales UK have signed an 18-year contract with the UK’s Ministry of Defence to supply training services for the RAF’s fleet of 22 A400M Atlas transports.

The multimillion pound contract will include the design, construction and management of the A400M training school, the installation and maintenance of full flight simulators and support to the RAF’s course design team and training staff.

Work on the training school is expected to be complete by spring 2014.

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