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Unloading of the wing from an Airbus Beluga in the A400M final assembly line.

1st sections for 5th Airbus Military A400M arrive in Seville

Following the arrival of the wing set, the final assembly process for the fifth Airbus Military A400M military airlifter is now beginning on the San Pablo Final Assemlby Line in Seville (Spain). The wings for the aircraft, known as MSN6, arrived at the final assembly line on 28th October on board an Airbus Beluga. The vertical tailplane, manufactured in Stade (Germany), will follow next week. The fuselage and nose will arrive by the turn of the year. A400M MSN6 is to take to the air by mid of 2011.

Press release issued by Airbus Defence & Space HQ on November 1, 2010

 

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