The A400M in Seville, May 2013

06/02/2013: Airbus Military held their annual Trade Media Brief event on May 29 and 30th 2013 in Seville, Spain.

Featured was the A400M, for this is the year of initial deliveries of the aircraft to two customers, France and Turkey.

In this slideshow, several views of the A400M are provided. 

Some shots were taken in flight as journalists were invited to fly on the aircraft for more than an hour, for each of two flights.

Credit: SLD 2013

  • In the first five photos, several shots of the A400M highlight it on the tarmac, with the final of the five showing the aircraft after returning from the first of the two journalist flights.
  • The next ten photos show various aspects of the A400M in flight, with the final of these photos showing appropriately enough the head of the program and the head test engineer.
  • The final two photos show the A400M on the ground and some of its support equipment.

 

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