TSAMTO, April 30. The company “Airbus Militaire” military plans to complete certification of aircraft A-400M «Atlas” in the near future and pass the first aircraft to the French Air Force in the second quarter of 2013.
It is reported by “Jane’s Defence Weekly,” with reference to the official representative of the company.
At the request of the manager of market development for A-400M Damian Allar, a military certificate must be obtained prior to the delivery of the first aircraft (w / o MSN007) French Air Force.
Currently, “Airbus Militaire” in talks with the French government about the place and time of the handover ceremony.