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A400M continues tests as new customer aircraft airborne

written by australianaviation.com.au | August 13, 2013
The A400M undergoing unpaved runway trials in Spain. (Airbus Military)

As customer deliveries of the A400M get underway, Airbus Military continues the aircraft’s development program. A renewed phase of unpaved runway trials is being undertaken at a test site Zaragoza, Spain.

Meanwhile the first production A400M for the Turkish Air Force (TAF) has made its maiden flight. The aircraft took off on August 9 for a five and half-hour flight. TAF pilots, loadmasters and maintenance technicians are undergoing training at the Airbus Military centre at Seville ahead of the first delivery of 10 A400Ms for Turkey.

A400M continues tests as new customer aircraft airborne

written by australianaviation.com.au | August 13, 2013
The A400M undergoing unpaved runway trials in Spain. (Airbus Military)

As customer deliveries of the A400M get underway, Airbus Military continues the aircraft’s development program. A renewed phase of unpaved runway trials is being undertaken at a test site Zaragoza, Spain.

Meanwhile the first production A400M for the Turkish Air Force (TAF) has made its maiden flight. The aircraft took off on August 9 for a five and half-hour flight. TAF pilots, loadmasters and maintenance technicians are undergoing training at the Airbus Military centre at Seville ahead of the first delivery of 10 A400Ms for Turkey.

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