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Farnborough hangover – the A400M, not me

I may be back in the office but my brain is still somewhere in a field in Hampshire (to borrow a choice phrase from Pulp’s Sorted for Es and Whizz). And just as all the FG team have been left coping with their Farnborough hangovers, so too is Airbus Military after the A400M once again […]

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Diamond Jubilee RAF Shorts Tucano T1

A RAF Tucano decorated for the Diamond Jubilee

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High altitude testing with the Airbus A400M

From Airbus Military’s multimedia collection is this stunning image of the A400M undergoing high altitude testing at La Paz.Chosen with a passing topicality, as engine supplier Europrop International recently announced the ramp up of the aircraft’s TP400 engine production. Credit: Airbus Military

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Second A400M Prepares For First Flight

The first A400M (MSN001) flew from Seville to Toulouse on 4 March in its tenth sortie since its maiden flight on 11 December. The second test aircraft will fly “within days”, while the third is undergoing final production ground tests before engine installation and will take to the air by the middle of the year. […]

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