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Airbus delivers first A400M military transport plane

Airbus delivers first A400M military transport plane

After years of delays and huge cost over-runs, Airbus on Monday delivers its first A400M military transport plane, handing over the huge turboprop to France at its Spanish assembly plant. The pan-European aircraft maker expects the ceremony at the Airbus […]


Ghana Orders Two Airbus Military C295 Aircraft

Ghana Orders Two Airbus Military C295 Aircraft

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Ghana has signed a contract with Airbus Military for the acquisition of two C295 aircraft. The aircraft are to be delivered from the beginning of 2012. His Excellency Minister of Defence, Lt […]


Russia-India military transport plane could be ready by 2018

Russia-India military transport plane could be ready by 2018

A new Russian-Indian military transport plane could make its maiden flight by 2018, the head of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) said. New Delhi: Russia and India signed an intergovernmental agreement on the joint development of a multi-role transport aircraft […]


A400M Comes to France, Flight Tests Continue

A400M Comes to France, Flight Tests Continue

Airbus Military’s first A400M arrived today in Toulouse, France, where the multi-role airlifter will continue its flight test program. Touching down at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport following an evaluation flight performed in the Seville region of Spain, the aircraft was welcomed by […]


Defense Ministers, EADS Close to a Deal on A400M

Defense Ministers, EADS Close to a Deal on A400M

European defense ministers have agreed to inject additional financing into the massive Airbus military transport project. EADS wants a guarantee that participating nations won’t reduce their orders. Defense officials and aerospace giant EADS are close to finalizing a deal on […]


Future of Airbus A400M Is Safe For Now

Future of Airbus A400M Is Safe For Now

Spain said the seven European nations financing the A400M turboprop transport plane have reached a compromise in the battle to finance the unexpectedly expensive military transport plane. A tentative agreement has been reached in the fight over additional financing for […]


EADS A400M Transport Plane Project Gets Funds Boost

EADS A400M Transport Plane Project Gets Funds Boost

Palma De Majorca, Spain: Europe’s largest defence project was back on track Wednesday after Spain said aerospace giant EADS had reached a deal over costs for the long-delayed A400M military transport plane. “I can tell you with great satisfaction that […]


A400M Flight Test Programme Progresses Strongly

A400M Flight Test Programme Progresses Strongly

Following a series of three flights on consecutive days the Airbus Military A400M airlifter MSN1 has now completed a total of seven flights and clocked up 30hr 20min block time. Taking advantage of improving weather the aircraft flew every day […]


India Submits Letter of Request for Potential Boeing C-17 Order

India Submits Letter of Request for Potential Boeing C-17 Order

LONG BEACH, Ca: The Boeing Company announced today that the U.S. government has received a Letter of Request from India’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Indian Air Force regarding the potential acquisition of 10 C-17 Globemaster III advanced airlifters. […]


 
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