Second production Airbus Military A400M makes maiden flight

Madrid10 June 2013

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The second production Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has made its maiden flight.

Known as MSN8, the aircraft made its first flight from Seville, Spain, the location of the A400M final assembly line on 7 June.

It is scheduled for delivery to the French Air Force in the third quarter of the year. MSN7, which flew for the first time at the beginning of March this year, will be delivered to the French Air Force in the coming weeks.

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Contact 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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