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Airbus Military A400M begins rough field tests

The Airbus Military A400M has completed its first set of unpaved runway tests at Cottbus-Drewitz airfield in Germany. Grizzly 2 performed a series of ground runs on the grass surface including maximum-braked rejected take-offs. Analysis of the data and examination of the runway are now underway and the aircraft will return in due course for further trials.

Press release issued by Airbus Military on May 28, 2012


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