First U.K. A400M Flies

The first of 22 Airbus A400M Atlas airlifters destined for the U.K. Royal Air Force (RAF) has made its first flight in Spain. The aircraft—MSN 15—took to the air on Aug. 30, and made a five-hour flight before returning to the Airbus Defense and Space facility at Seville’s San Pablo airport. Airbus...
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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