June 10, 2013
Second production Airbus Military A400M makes maiden flight
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 June 7th. 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.