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The first production A400M soars on its maiden flight

Airbus Military marked a key milestone towards delivery of the initial A400M with today's successful maiden flight of the first production aircraft. This new-generation airlifter, designated "MSN7," took off from Seville, Spain and returned there after a smooth 5-hour, 42-minute trip. The French Air Force is the first customer scheduled to receive an A400M, with its initial delivery planned for the second quarter of 2013.

Press release issued by Airbus Defence & Space HQ on March 8, 2013

 

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