The wings for the first Airbus Military A400M Atlas new generation airlifter for the Royal Air Force have left the Airbus plant in Filton, UK where they are made, bound for the final assembly line at Seville, Spain. The picture shows one of the wings being loaded onto the Airbus roll-on-roll-off ferry at Royal Portbury Docks. The aircraft, the first of 22 ordered by the United Kingdom, is due to be delivered in September 2014.
Source: Airbus, an EADS N.V. company (Paris: EAD.PA)
Date: Aug 30, 2013