A400M Deliveries Create Headaches For U.K.

Credit: Airbus Military
LONDON—The U.K. is rapidly building up confidence and capability on its new A400M airlifter, but its introduction is creating some unexpected headaches, test and evaluation officials say. Long delays in the development of the aircraft’s Standard Operating Clearances (SOCs), which allow it to perform...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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