German media group Focus reports that Airbus may cancel the A400M after PriceWaterhouseCoopers warned the turboprop-powered airlifter could suffer an $8 billion cost overrun. EADS has brushed off the unsourced report as “speculation”. Meanwhile, aerospace journalists are descending upon Seville, Spain, this evening in advance of a pre-first flight press conference scheduled for tomorrow. Flightglobal’s defence editor, Craig Hoyle, will be in the crowd. Stay tuned …
A400M readies for first flight, or last hurrah?
By Stephen Trimble on 1 December, 2009 in Uncategorised
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