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A400M tests assault capability

This shot from Airbus Military shows its A400M airlifter engaged in testing of its assault capability at RAF Boscombe Down in the UK. The photo shows a Scimitar armoured reconnaissance vehicle, and Land Rover with trailer exiting an A400M with its engines running to enable it to depart immediately. The technique is typically used to […]

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Second production A400M revs up

Pictured is Airbus Military’s second production A400M, which will be delivered to the French air force, successfully completed its first engine runs at the manufacturer’s Seville, Spain assembly facility in preparation for a May 2013 maiden flight. Presumably there’s an outside chance of it actually taking to the skies at the Paris air show this […]

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A400M at Filton – like Top Gun, only different

For some reason when I see this picture of the sunset-lit Airbus Military A400M at Filton it reminds me of the classic movie, Top Gun. Only in the UK. And without fighter jets. Or Tom Cruise. Other than that, it’s uncanny, I’m sure you’ll agree. Credit: user Michael Buckle on Flightglobal Airspace

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A400M looking ggggggggggggggggggrizzly

Pictured is the Airbus Military A400M Grizzly (or is it Atlas these days?) undergoing water ingestion tests recently as it nears civil certification. Credit: Airbus Military

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Airbus Military A400M flight-test aircraft

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