Defence First RAF A400M flies written by australianaviation.com.au September 2, 2014 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”. 1 comment 0 Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Google + Pinterest australianaviation.com.au previous post Farquharson to fill in as CASA director of aviation safety next post Comlux ACJ arrives in Melbourne 1 comment Peter Singh September 4, 2014 - 1:35 am This is a plane that should be purchased by the New Zealand air force. Very good for use in the Pacific. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.