Following the fatal crash of a production aircraft last year, Airbus Defense and Space had hoped 2016 would be a fresh start for its A400M airlifter program. But when an engine on a British Royal Air Force A400M shut down shortly after takeoff from its base at Brize Norton, England, in January, inspections revealed issues that have adversely affected deliveries, development and may have set back export orders, at least for now. Those examinations of the power gearbox module (PGB) of the ...

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