It’s flying!

Finally! After what seems like decades of delays and still ongoing discussions on financing, at least they now have a flying prototype. Yes, the much debated and lamented A-400M took off from Airbus‘ Valencia (Spain) facility for the first time and didn’t fall out of the sky! Now let’s see if it actually can show its power some time soon or whether all those troops in Afghanistan and Iraq will have to fly home in old Herculeses, Galaxys and civilian planes…

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