LONDON – The U.K. Royal Air Force has taken delivery of its first A400M, becoming the third air arm to operate the type. The aircraft, MSN15 – registered ZM400 – was delivered to RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, from the Airbus Defense and Space center in Seville, Spain, on Nov. 17. The aircraft flew its first training flight in the U.K. the next day. The A400M is the first of 22 ordered by the U.K. defense ministry. The type will eventually replace the Lockheed C-130J ...

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