First Airbus A400M for Malaysia Makes its Maiden Flight

Issue 58

The first of four Airbus Defence and Space A400M new generation airlifters ordered by the Royal Malaysian Air Force has made its successful maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards delivery. The aircraft, known as MSN22( tail number), took off from Seville, Spain, on 30 January at 17:30 local time  and landed back on site 1 hours and 30 minutes later.