A400M

A400M

The A400M is the most advanced, proven and certified airlifter available, combining 21st century state-of-the-art technologies to fulfill the current and upcoming Armed Forces’ needs. The A400M combines the capability to carry strategic loads with the ability to deliver even into tactical locations with small and unprepared airstrips. And in addition it acts as a frontline-tanker for other aircraft. One aircraft, which can do the work of three – The A400M.

 

 

4,800 nm (8900 km)Maximum range
M 0.72High speed
340 m³Cargo hold volume
Up to 37 tonsDelivery heavy payloads

 

 

Did you Know

Orders and Deliveries

Total Orders
174
Total Deliveries
46
Total in Operation
46

News

Another A400M has been delivered to Malaysia.

Facts and Figures

The French acrobatic patrol flies next to an A400M on a historic flight over New York A French Air Force A400M, based at Orleans, made an exhibition flight alongside the "Patrouille de France", the oldest patrol in the world, on the city of New York on the occasion of the exhibition tour of the French Patrol for North America

A400M in Operation

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), Airbus and the Spanish Red Cross have delivered together a load of humanitarian goods from Seville, Spain, to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Asia Pacific Regional Office in Malaysia.

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Latest Flight Test

Airbus A400M Demonstrates Refuelling Contacts With Second A400M
Airbus A400M Demonstrates Refuelling Contacts With Second A400M

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has further expanded its capabilities as a tanker by successfully demonstrating air-to-air refuelling contacts with another A400M.

See Also

A400M Unpaved Runway Campaign Woodbridge image A400M Unpaved Runway Campaign Woodbridge
A400M completed an important set of trials demonstrating the new-generation airlifter’s performance on soft unpaved airstrip in Woodbridge, United Kingdom
A400M unpaved runway test  image A400M unpaved runway test
A400M completed an important set of trials demonstrating the new-generation airlifter’s performance on gravel runways, after tests lasting more than a week in Ablitas, Spain.
A400M Reporting for Duty with Spanish Air Force  image A400M Reporting for Duty with Spanish Air Force
Spain takes delivery of its first A400M. Check out the First Engine run, First Taxi, Painting and First Flight of the aircraft for the Spanish Air Force.
A400M  Flight test programme image A400M Flight test programme
Flying over the Fonsorbes drop zone near Toulouse, an A400M development aircraft dropped a range of different loads by parachute during 11 flights over a two-week period.