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A400M in paratrooper testing

23rd July 2019 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The Airbus A400M airlifter is undergoing paratrooper testing at the Ger Azet drop zone in southern France, the company announced on 23 July.

In a recent test, the aircraft deployed 50 paratroopers from a side door on a single pass.

The campaign will continue with the goal of delivering 58 paratroopers from one side door, then final qualification with simultaneous dispatch in 2020 and full capability in 2021.

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