Spain’s First Airbus A400 Airlifter Takes To Skies

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  • 02:55 PM, September 6, 2016
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Spain’s First Airbus A400 Airlifter Takes To Skies
Airbus A400M new generation airlifter

The first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter ordered by the Spanish Air Force has made its maiden flight.

The aircraft, known as MSN44, took off from Seville, Spain where the A400M Final Assembly Line is located at 15:25 local time (GMT+1) on 5 September and landed back on site 3 hours and 45 minutes later, Airbus said in a statement Tuesday.

The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in the coming weeks. Photos show MSN44 taking off and during its maiden flight.

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