Airbus Defence and Space hands over 50th A400M

Issue No. 19 | October 1-15, 2017Photo(s): By Airbus D&S

Airbus Defence and Space recently delivered the 50th A400M new-generation airlifter to the German Air Force marking a key milestone for an aircraft which is transforming the world of air mobility. The aircraft, known as MSN59, is the twelfth to be delivered this year at the Final Assembly Line in Seville and the thirteenth to be accepted by Germany.

The A400M is steadily becoming the backbone of the European transport fleet and in recent weeks began to demonstrate its full potential as aircraft from Germany, France and the UK undertook intensive hurricane relief missions in the Caribbean.