A row over engine selection threatens to further delay the A400M, and could even scuttle the project
Although it has yet to be formally launched and its engine selected, the proposed A400M airlifter is now scheduled to make its maiden flight during the first quarter of 2008, a full year later than planned. Airbus Military executives are expected to soon unveil their engine choice, and have reportedly picked Pratt & Whitney Canada's proposal. But such a non-European preference would certainly trigger outrage from leaders of the Euro Prop International (EPI) consortium, comprising ...
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