Vélizy, January 31, – Messier-Bugatti-Dowty has delivered the first production-standard main landing gear shipset for the Airbus AM. File:AM landing gear Pjpg. From Wikimedia English: Landing gear system of the Airbus AM. Date, 20 Safran Landing Systems. Usage on . The AM is the most advanced, proven and certified airlifter available. This includes landing on frontline air bases, landing on (provisory) gras and sand.

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This includes landing on frontline air bases, landing on provisory gras and sand geqr but also the delivery of paratroopers or palets by air drop. It can even fly up to 40, ft 12, m for special operations. Landing gear system of the Airbus AM.

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It can perform three very different types of duties: The Landung is positioned as an intermediate size and range between the Lockheed C and the Boeing Ccarrying cargo too large or too heavy for the C while able to use rough landing strips. Production of the th AM. A400k the new AM, which can carry more paratroopers than other Western-built military transport, Airbus Defence and Space is setting new standards in paradropping operations.

Archived 7 September at the Wayback Machine. Discover the painting in Bremen. Discover the wing testing at Station HD P x px 48MB. Careful aerodynamic design reduces turbulence behind the aircraft and deployable baffles at the door exits protect jumpers from the airflow.

Retrieved 3 April On 13 MayAirbus confirmed that an unknown cracking behaviour that had already been identified during quality control checks in was found in an aluminium fuselage part of a French AM; the issue did not affect flight safety and repairs could be incorporated into regular maintenance and upgrade schedules.

During Maythe Landinng flight test aircraft was due to spend a week conducting unpaved runway trials on a grass strip at Cottbus-Drewitz Airport in Germany. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Have you ever wondered how the AM is built? The M’s core is identical to that of Snecma’s M88, which powers the French Rafale combat aircraft.


As designed, the first warning of an engine data problem would occur when the plane was metres feet in the air; on the ground, there is no cockpit alert. I have never seen such a waste of public funds in the defence field since I have been involved in it these past 40 years.

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HD P x px 39MB. Entering operational service in within the Royal Air Force, Airbus’ most advanced, proven and certified airlifter AM provides tactical airlift and strategic oversize lift capabilities. New-look AM readied for icing trials. The cargo floor can be re-configured very quickly as rollers can be manually and easily lahding upside down by a single operator in order to have either rollers down for flat floor configuration or rollers up for pallet configuration.

International military transport aircraft — United Kingdom defence procurement Airbus Defence and Space aircraft Four-engined tractor aircraft High-wing aircraft T-tail aircraft Four-engined turboprop aircraft Aircraft first flown in panding The undamaged aircraft returned to Toulouse.

Order reduced from 60 to landinng plus 7 options[] and will try to integrate 13 into an international transport alliance. Geat the page here! Personnel and troops It can accommodate fully equipped troops or paratroops, seated in four longitudinal rows: Designed from the outset to be a dual-role transport and tanker aircraft, the AM provides air forces with a cost- effective way to acquire an air-to-air AAR refuelling capability in addition to a versatile logistic and tactical airlifter.

HD P x px 55MB. AM model Farnborough Airshow — Airbus exhibit stand.

A total of AM aircraft had been ordered by eight nations by July HD P x px 72MB. Discover the arrival of the wings in San Pablo. DefenceWeb3 April Strategic airlift means the transport of strategic assets like outsized and heavy vehicles or equipments. Retrieved 29 July The AM’s wings are primarily carbon fibre reinforced plastic. Discover the Implementing Mixer in Bremen. The AM can also carry personnel, or paratroops.


The big money behind Airbus AM talks. AM — 3 missions in 1. Its high manuverability, its enhanced low level flight capability, its steep descent and climb performance, as well as its short landing and take-off performance, its damage tolerant flight controls, its armored cockpit and bullet-resistant windscreens, the use of inerting gas in the fuel tanks as well as the segregated routing of hydraulics and wiring give it excellent self-protection and survivability.

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In latesimulated icing tests were performed on the MSN1 flight test aircraft using devices installed on the leading edges of the wing. Retrieved 19 May The AM unique cargo design allows it to carry up to two Arlan vehicles, with a combat landjng of 16 tons each and a height of 3. Airbus noted that “pending full replacement of the batch, any aircraft can continue to fly with no more than one affected propeller gear box installed and is subject to continuing inspections.

Retrieved 9 May This eliminates the need to have two different “handed” engines on stock for the same aircraft, simplifying maintenance and supply costs.

One aircraft, which can do the work of three — The AM. It was designed by Airbus Military now Airbus Defence and Space landimg a tactical airlifter with strategic capabilities to replace older transport aircraft, such as the Transall C and the Lockheed C Hercules. Laneing AM has been specifically designed for low detectability, low vulnerability and high survivability. Archived from the original on 16 December Wall Street Journal2 December It can even fly up to 40, ft for special operations.

Archived from the original on 15 May