Formerly known as the Future Large Aircraft Airbus A400M tactical transport aircraft.Designed next generation to meet the needs of NATO countries in a cost effective high speed turboprop A400M fill the gap between the Hercules C-130 largest and -17 C Globemaster. On August 28, 2007 Assembly of the Airbus A400M production first started in Seville.
The design of the A400M transport aircraft which makes extensive use of composite materials to ensure a minimum weight of the aircraft thus increasing the payload.The new Airbus will have a capacity of 37 tons and be able to operate in and prepared semi off-piste, as well as ensuring the role of air cabin air refuelling.The is fully compatible with near vision and offers accommodation for two pilots plus master load.
Airbus aircraft equipped with a flight fly-by-wire-based control systems used for the range of civil aircraft. In fact, the A400M is equipped with a flight fly-by-wire control similar to that used in the Airbus aircraft is equipped with A380.The new TP400-D6 turboprop engine developed by EuroProp International, a joint venture between Rolls Royce , Snecma Moteurs, MTU Aero Engines and Industry Turbopropulsores.The State of the art eight-bladed propeller blades composite construction are designed and manufactured by Ratier-Ratier-Figeac FH386 Figeac.The propeller allows the aircraft to fly cruising speed of Mach 0.72.