The U.K. defense ministry says it plans to stick to a common configuration of its Airbus Military A400M transport aircraft as the type enters service in 2014. The U.K. Royal Air Force is buying 22 A400Ms to replace its fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules aircraft over the coming years. Initially the U.K. had ordered 25 of the type, but the number was cut in 2010 as part of the re-negotiations over the increased price of the aircraft. In answer to questions posed by Aviation ...


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