State of the art
Thursday 1 August - 19:22h | News & Press updates
On the first day of August 2013 the big moment finally arrived: The first Airbus A400M “Atlas”, probably today’s most advanced transport aircraft worldwide, was handed over to the French Air Force by the manufacturer, Airbus Military.
The aircraft - called MSN7 - will now meet the French Air Base as of Orleans-Bricy, where it will be based and initially be used for the continuing training of aircrew becoming part of the French Air Force operational fleet - and therewith later to fly assets of the European Air Transport Command.
An official ceremony to celebrate the delivery in its final assembly location in Sevilla will take place after the summer break.
A “tour d’horizon”
Remarkable spectrum of capabilities – tailored to the mission
True enabler in the field of military air transport
Read more about the involvement of EATC in Airbus A400M training matters here.
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