French increase military airlift capabilities by taking delivery of first A400M




The first A400M has finally been delivered to France after 10 years of development and over 5,000 flight-test hours. The A400M Atlas – as it will be known to the French Air Force – will be followed by a further two later in 2013 after years of technical setbacks and delayed deliveries. At the unveiling, Airbus Military chief Domingo Ureòa said: "Today is a truly historic day for the European aerospace industry – marking the moment at which it becomes the new global leader i...
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