Payload and range specifications of Airbus military airlifter could be jeopardized by extra tons in the design
Airbus is facing much more than just contractual and schedule challenges in its A400M military airlifter programâ€”the company may need to do a great deal of re-engineering work to achieve the aircraftâ€™s performance targets. Numerous issues threaten to make the A400M a less attractive and capable aircraft, industry officials say, on top of the well-publicized delays in the flight-test program linked to the lagging engine Fadec development. One key area of concern is that the A400M is ...
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