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Airbus warns of bug that could affect A400M engines

Airbus A400M

Airbus on Tuesday warned of a technical bug potentially affecting the engines of its A400M that was discovered during an internal test after one of the military planes crashed in Spain. The company said in a statement it had sent […]


A400M Accident: Update Number 2

A400M Accident: Update Number 2

Following the accident to an Airbus A400M on Saturday 9 May, Airbus Defence and Space technical advisors are providing full assistance to the official committee that is in charge of the investigation. The investigating authority is the Spanish Ministry of […]


Airbus holds first A400M test flight since deadly crash

Airbus holds first A400M test flight since deadly crash

Airbus on Tuesday carried out the first test flight of a new A400M since one of the military transport planes crashed in Spain over the weekend, killing four people. In a sign of the company’s confidence in the plane, the […]


Airbus Shares Close 4% Down After A400M Crash

Airbus Shares Close 4% Down After A400M Crash

Shares in European aerospace giant Airbus have dropped more than 4 percent after the weekend crash of an A400M military plane in Spain fueled investors’ concern over Europe’s largest and hugely delayed defense project. In trading on Monday, shares in […]


Britain, Germany and Turkey ground A400 military planes

Britain, Germany and Turkey ground A400 military planes

Paris: Britain, Germany and Turkey said Sunday they were temporarily grounding their Airbus A400M military transport planes after one crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain during a test flight. France, which has six of the planes, said it would […]


First of Two KC-130Rs Delivered to Chilean Air Force

First of Two KC-130Rs Delivered to Chilean Air Force

The Chilean Air Force has taken delivery of a Lockheed Martin KC-130R Hercules refueling/transport aircraft. The aircraft is the first of two to be delivered this year to Chile’s Aviation Group No. 10. The KC-130R was previously flown by the […]


Air Force, Army, coalition partners showcase strategic airlift capabilities

Air Force, Army, coalition partners showcase strategic airlift capabilities

Members of the 317th Airlift Group from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew to Pope Army Airfield April 7, to participate in Combined Joint Operational Access Exercise 15-01. The exercise takes place multiple times each year to certify the Air […]


Australia to Buy Two Additional C-17A Globemaster III Aircraft

Australia to Buy Two Additional C-17A Globemaster III Aircraft

The Commonwealth Government has decided to acquire two additional Boeing C-17A Globemaster III aircraft to bolster the Royal Australian Air Force’s existing fleet of six strategic lift aircraft. The acquisition of the two additional C-17s – and associated equipment and […]


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, […]


 
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