Second Airbus Military A400M for French Air Force runs engines

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Madrid24 May 2013

Second Airbus Military A400M for French Air Force runs engines (c) Airbus Military Second Airbus Military A400M for French Air Force runs engines (c) Airbus Military

The second production Airbus Military A400M has successfully completed its first engine runs as it begins final preparation for its maiden flight later this month. The aircraft, known as MSN8, is now undergoing taxying trials outside the A400M Final Assembly Line in Seville, Spain.

Airbus Military expects to complete four A400M aircraft in 2013 and will deliver MSN8 to the French Air Force in the third quarter of the year.

Contacts for the media:

Jaime Perez-Guerra
Head of Communications
Airbus Group Spain/ Airbus Operations (Spain)/ Airbus Defence and Space
 
Tel.: +34 91 5 85 59 00
Fax: +34 91 5 85 74 35
Maggie Bergsma
Head of Media Relations
Airbus Defence and Space/ Airbus Group Spain / Airbus (Spain)
 
Tel.: +34 91 5 85 76 07
Fax: +34 91 5 85 74 35
 

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