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06 March 2013
06. March 2013 Commercial Aircraft

The first production A400M soars on its maiden flight

A400M MSN7 in flight
Airbus Military marked a key milestone towards delivery of the initial A400M with today’s successful maiden flight of the first production aircraft. This new-generation airlifter, designated “MSN7,” took off from Seville, Spain and returned there after a smooth 5-hour, 42-minute trip. The French Air Force is the first customer scheduled to receive an A400M, with its initial delivery planned for the second quarter of 2013.
A400M MSN7 in flight

The first production Airbus Military A400M completed its successful maiden flight on 6 March 2013, marking a key milestone towards the new-generation airlifter programme’s initial delivery

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