Europe’s military transport aircraft manufacturers are making significant export gains and growing their global market share. Airbus Defense and Space says it took the majority of the orders for medium turboprops during the first half of 2014. Airbus argues that an apparent slowdown in orders for aircraft such as Lockheed Martin’s C-130J Hercules is evidence that governments are taking notice of the A400M airlifter, which the company hopes will attract its first new export ...

SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS PREMIUM CONTENT

"Europe Leaving U.S. In Military Transport Dust" is part of the new Aviation Week & Space Technology subscription, now available online and in our newly launched mobile app.


Current Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine subscribers: online and mobile access are now included at no added charge to you. To read this full article, use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).

Not currently a subscriber? Subscribe NOW to our introductory launch special (up to 40% off regular rates), available exclusively at Aviationweek.com. Simply click below to choose your preferred option to receive immediate online and mobile access.
 

Already registered? here.