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Airbus upgrades A400M Firefighter prototype kit

Getafe, Spain, 5 December 2023 – Airbus Defence and Space has conducted a new flight-test campaign with the Airbus A400M Firefighter (Roll-on/Roll-off firefighting prototype kit), dropping 20,000 litres of retardant and creating high concentration lines over 400 metres long. Over a period of two weeks, the A400M carried out a ground and flight-test campaign in south-western and Leer másAirbus upgrades A400M Firefighter prototype kit[…]

Airbus successfully tests firefighting kit on A400M

Getafe, 26 July 2022 –Airbus has successfully tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M new generation airlifter during a flight test campaign in Spain. The test campaign took place in daylight conditions with a minimum operating height of 150ft, flight speeds as low as 125 knots and drops involving up to 20 tonnes of water from Leer másAirbus successfully tests firefighting kit on A400M[…]

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