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Airbus Hands Over First A400M to Malaysia

Airbus Hands Over First A400M to Malaysia

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) today officially received its first of four Airbus A400M military transport aircraft, ordered from Airbus Defense and Space. Chief of RMAF, General Dato’ Sri Roslan Saad officially took over the aircraft from Bernhard Gerwert, […]


India Set to Approve C-295 Purchase

India Set to Approve C-295 Purchase

The defence ministry is likely to soon take a decision on the joint bid of Tata and Airbus to replace Indian Air Force’s aging fleet of 56 Avro aircraft with C-295 military transport carriers. Defence ministry sources said the next […]


RAF’s A400M Begins Base-Testing Tour

RAF’s A400M Begins Base-Testing Tour

The RAF’s latest transport aircraft, the A400M Atlas, touched down on Akrotiri soil for the first time yesterday (15 Dec 14). The aircraft was visiting the RAF Base as part of its ongoing checks to ensure that our airfields are […]


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 […]


 
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