5th A400M Aircraft Heads to Seville
Following the arrival of the wing set, the final assembly process for the fifth Airbus Military A400M military airlifter is now beginning on the San Pablo Final Assemlby Line in Seville (Spain).
The wings for the aircraft, known as MSN6, arrived at the final assembly line this past week on board an Airbus Beluga.
The vertical tailplane, manufactured in Stade (Germany), will follow next week. The fuselage and nose will arrive by the turn of the year.
A400M MSN6 is to take to the air by mid of 2011.
The picture shows the unloading of the wing from an Airbus Beluga in the A400M final assembly line.