German air force rejects delivery of two Airbus A400Ms

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2019/11/13 | 276 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Germany's air force said Wednesday it had refused delivery of two Airbus A400M transport planes over safety concerns, saying bolts holding the propellers on some already operational aircraft were loose."The armed forces have decided not to accept two A400Ms due for delivery," the Luftwaffe (air force) said in a statement, adding that "our soldiers' safety in their daily use of the A400M aircraft is top priority for us."Repeated technical problems have dogged the A400M programme, a turboprop ...(…)

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