5th A400M Accepted

5th A400M Accepted 14 July, 2017

Turkish Undersecreteriat for Defence Industries (SSM) announced on official Twitter account today the acceptance of the 5th A400M Strategic Transport Aircraft. The first A400M Atlas, manufactured under a joint project involving Germany, Belgium, France, England, Spain and Turkey has been delivered to Turkish Air Force on 12 May 2014, and the fourth on April 10. Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) undertook the production of centre fuselage and components.

The maximum take-off weight of the A400M with four Europrop TP400-D6 turboprop engines is 141 tons. The aircraft can carry 116 fully equipped troops, 66 stretchers and 25 sanitary elements and has a payload capacity of 37,000 kg.

5th A400M Accepted

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