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First RAF A400M flies

written by australianaviation.com.au | September 2, 2014
First flight for the first RAF A400M.
First flight for the first RAF A400M.

The first Airbus A400M airlifter for the Royal Air Force made its first flight on August 30. The UK will take delivery of 22 A400Ms, which will be named ‘Atlas’ in RAF service. Airbus says the first will be “available for delivery by end September”.

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  • Peter Singh


    This is a plane that should be purchased by the New Zealand air force. Very good for use in the Pacific.

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