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A400M Passes First Phase of Beach Landing Trials

A400M Passes First Phase of Beach Landing Trials December 15, 2018

Royal Air Force Members of 206 Squadron, supported by LXX Squadron Engineers based at RAF Brize Nortonhave complete beach landing trials in Southern Wales.

According to a release, beaches are routinely used by the RAF for training operations with other tactical airlifters. “The A400M showcased its superb tactical capabilities on natural surfaces by performing take-off, landing and taxiing manoeuvres” press release reads.

Next challenge will be conducting same operation using night vision goggles.

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