Airbus Defence and Space begins final assembly of first A400M for Germany

Seville04 February 2014

The photograph shows MSN18 fuselage and nose in the A400M FAL. (c) Airbus Defence and Space The photograph shows MSN18 fuselage and nose in the A400M FAL. (c) Airbus Defence and Space

The Airbus Defence and Space A400M final assembly line (FAL) in Seville (Spain) has begun working on the first A400M new generation airlifter for the German Air Force. With the arrival of the fuselage for this aircraft, known as MSN18, all major structures of the first of the 53 A400Ms for Germany are now being assembled in the FAL. The German Air Force will take delivery of its first A400M in November 2014. The photograph shows MSN18 fuselage and nose in the A400M FAL.

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Maggie Bergsma +34 615 02 31 04
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Kieran Daly +34 689 66 96 61
kieran.daly.external@military.airbus.com

 

 

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