AIRBUS DEFENCE NEWS


2019/11/13 | 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 alre...


Drone maintenance for the A400M
2019/06/21 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Airbus Defence & Space's latest ambition is to develop its drone maintenance capabilities. The European aircraft manufacturer has signed a cooperation agreement with t...


Alberto Gutiérrez appointed Head of Military Aircraft at Airbus Defence and Space
2018/12/12 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed Alberto Gutiérrez, 56, Head of Military Aircraft within Airbus Defence and Space, effective 1 January 2019....


Barbara Bergmeier Appointed Head of Operations
2018/11/29 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

Airbus Defence and Space has appointed Barbara Bergmeier, 50, as Head of Operations and Member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 December 2018. She succeeds Andr...


Airbus invests € 60 million in new military aircraft logistics centre
2018/10/04 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

To be operational in 2020Industry-led centralized spare part management to increase fleet availability of German Air ForceCapacities for future needs like German Torna...


Changes to come for the maintenance of French Air Force's A400M fleet
2018/09/20 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

"When it comes to maintenance in operational condition for the A400M, we need to recognise that things are moving into place relatively well", one pilot explained to u...


Airbus performs world's first automatic air-to-air refuelling contact with large aircraft receiver
2018/07/12 | AEROCONTACT | DEFENCE

Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A acts as receiver from A310 tankerMadrid, 12 July 2018 – Airbus Defence and Space has followed its earlier achievement in demons...


Sabine Klauke appointed Head of Engineering for Airbus Defence and Space
2018/07/04 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

Airbus Defence and Space has appointed Sabine Klauke, 44, Head of Engineering and a member of its Executive Committee as of 1 July 2018. In her new role, she reports t...


Airbus Defence and Space hands over 50th A400M
2017/09/28 | AEROCONTACT | DEFENCE

Airbus Defence and Space today delivered the 50th A400M new generation airlifter to the German Air Force marking a key milestone for an aircraft which is transfor...


Airbus A400M demonstrates refuelling contacts with second A400M
2016/11/14 | AEROCONTACT | DEFENCE

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has further expanded its capabilities as a tanker by successfully demonstrating air-to-air refuelling contacts with another A...