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Counting down to A400M delivery

During briefings at Airbus Military’s San Pablo site in Seville today, A400M programme head Cedric Gautier confirmed plans to deliver the first production example to France in the coming weeks. Paperwork leading to the new airlifter’s entry into service is still being finalised, but the formal production acceptance test process has been completed. For the […]

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A400M tanking and C295 winglets in the sun

Another week means another pre-Paris air show press trip for me: this time to sunny Seville, Spain, for two days of technical briefings with Airbus Military. I’ll be filing news stories elsewhere on Flightglobal over the course of the proceedings (the first is about A330 MRTT bids being made to Singapore and France tomorrow, for […]

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Ton in the sun: milestone C295 in Seville

This future C295 was being moved from the “light and medium” final assembly line at Airbus Military’s San Pablo site over the runway while I was in Seville late last week, and the “100″ sticker beneath the cockpit caught my eye. Hopefully I’m not missing something by thinking that this must be the 100th C295 […]

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A400M update coming your way

Heads-up, DEW Liners, because I’ll be journeying to Seville later this week for a day of briefings on the A400M programme. This will be my first time at Airbus Military’s San Pablo site in about nine months, so I’m looking forward to seeing how much the Atlas final assembly line has busied up. Below is […]

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Seville says Adios to last C212

Interesting to see that Airbus Military has delivered the last ever C212 to have been assembled at its San Pablo site in Seville, with all future examples to be completed in Indonesia. Greg Waldron from our Singapore office filed on the milestone event, which involved the last of three -400 examples produced for Vietnam’s coastguard. […]

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