Europe’s military airlifter has finally flown, and in the margins of the celebratory event government ministers agreed to give EADS until the end of January to secure a revised deal on the program. The Airbus Military A400M became airborne here Dec. 11 at 10:15 a.m. local time, and landed at 2:02 p.m. The first flight, which took off and landed from San Pablo Airport, was extended by almost an hour. A glitch with the AFDX Digital Injection System (ADIS) delayed takeoff by 15 min.; it ...

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