This week Flight International features a review of what’s next for the Airbus A400M. It may have flown, but there’s still a lot left to do to get the embattled programme back on track. The scheduled first flight of the A400M transporton 11 December is the starting point for three years of intenseflight-test activity. To be conducted throughout Europe, and later atmany other locations across the globe, the work will prepare the typefor its revised entry into service target of December 2012. Read more…
We also look at:
- A-Z of air forces: we detail every nation’s military fleet in our special survey (premium content)
- Korean Air’s order for the Boeing 747-8I. Boeing’s reply to the A380 has struggled for orders. So how important is the Korean Air deal?
- Going Galactic: Unveiled in Californian celeb-fest, Virgin’s space transport powers up to prove its credentials