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Messaggio da richelieu » 20 novembre 2016, 13:55

Nuova Zelanda ..... Embraer ci prova .....
Embraer has responded to a recent New Zealand request for information (RFI) for a Future Air Mobility Capability (FAMC), with an offer for five KC-390 multimission transport aircraft.
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The New Zealand proposal marks the company’s first opportunity for the KC-390 in the Asia-Pacific region, and the bid is supported by Boeing defense products division under the terms of a teaming agreement announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July.
Fonte ..... "Embraer Responds to New Zealand RFI for Airlift, Surveillance Aircraft" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 13 dicembre 2016, 20:34

La Germania ha ricevuto il suo sesto esemplare ..... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... -f-432349/ .....

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Messaggio da musicaldoc » 13 dicembre 2016, 23:34

Ok personalmente lo trovo da ignorante semplicemente bellissimo esteticamente, ma devo desumere quindi che i problemi alla trasmissione siano stati finalmente risolti definitivamente?

Tanto baccano per il problema e poi niente sulla soluzione se non per gli addetti ?

Se è così devono rivedere la comunicazione marketing in qualche parte d'Europa....

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Messaggio da richelieu » 29 dicembre 2016, 10:15

Si parla di progressi ..... però .....
Airbus Defence and Space has reported progress on various fronts with the A400M airlifter in recent weeks.
It has further developed the aircraft’s tactical capabilities; delivered the first aircraft to Spain; signed a new support contract with France, Spain and the UK; and demonstrated the refueling of one A400M from another.
But the European group is not yet ready to confirm progress on a key promised capability that has proved problematic: the refueling of helicopters.
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Accordo fra Ministero della Difesa britannico e Airbus Defence and Space .....
The British Royal Air Force's A400M Atlas transport aircraft fleet is to be supported by Airbus Defence and Space in a £410 million ($504 million) deal announced Jan 5.
The Defence Equipment and Support arm of Britain’s Ministry of Defence said in a statement (*) that the contract will secure maintenance, upgrade and repair support of the planned 22-strong fleet of Airbus-built aircraft through 2026.
The work will take place at the RAF’s air transport hub at Brize Norton where a £62 million hanger capable of housing three Atlas aircraft at one go is on schedule to be fully equipped in the next few months.
Fonte: DefenseNews ..... "UK Air Force Picks Airbus to Support A400M Fleet in $504M Deal" .....

(*) ..... "£410M RAF Atlas aircraft support contract secures at least 400 UK jobs" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 20 gennaio 2017, 9:24

I coraggiosi .....
The Indonesian government has approved the acquisition of five new Airbus A400M multirole aircraft.
The acquisition is a significant step in the Indonesian Air Force's modernisation efforts.
Indonesia has approved a sum of USD2 billion for the acquisition of five Airbus A400M Atlas multirole aircraft to boost the country's military airlift capabilities, multiple sources from within Indonesia's government and defence industry confirmed to IHS Jane's on 18 January.
The airframes will be acquired in the transport and utility configuration, and will be operated across the Indonesian Air Force's (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Udara: TNI-AU's) Aviation Squadrons 31 and 32.
Fonte: Jane's (335 of 432 words) ... "Indonesia approves acquisition of five Airbus A400Ms for USD2 billion" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 10 febbraio 2017, 14:42

Lasciata a terra ..... :mrgreen:
..... German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday she had been forced to take a replacement flight back from Lithuania after her brand new A400M military transport plane was grounded due to engine problems.
Fonte ..... "German A400M Military Transport Aircraft Grounded in Lithuania Due to Engine Problems" .....

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Messaggio da musicaldoc » 10 febbraio 2017, 16:27

Sarà stato un caso questa volta... ma ormai è un calvario :D

Peccato, mi piace da matti esteticamente, ma non è certo nato con la camicia...

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Messaggio da richelieu » 14 febbraio 2017, 0:03

La Luftwaffe indaga .....
German officials on Wednesday launched an investigation into what caused a military Airbus A400M plane to break down on the tarmac during a visit by Germany's defense minister to Lithuania.
Engineers reportedly discovered an oil leak in one of the plane's four engines during a routine maintenance check, as Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen was visiting German NATO troops stationed in Lithuania.
Fonte: DW ..... "German air force investigates latest Airbus A400M glitch" .....

..... mentre, secondo RT, soltanto uno degli otto velivoli tedeschi già consegnati sarebbe disponibile per l' impiego immediato ..... "Only 1 of Germany’s 8 Airbus A400M military planes ready for use – air force" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 14 febbraio 2017, 20:56

La Repubblica Ceca e la Confederazione Elvetica stanno prendendo in considerazione l' affitto congiunto di un certo numero di A400M tedeschi .....
The Czech Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces and the Swiss Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports are considering a joint lease of 13 Airbus A400M transport aircraft from the German Bundeswehr.
The Czech ministry is awaiting an official offer from Berlin, according to Petr Medek, the ministry's spokesman.
“We expect that, in the coming weeks or months, we will obtain a concrete proposal to cooperate from the German side, and subsequently, it will be internally analyzed by the ministry,” Medek told local daily Pravo.
Fonte: DefenseNews ..... "Czech, Swiss militaries could lease Airbus A400M from Germany" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 23 febbraio 2017, 10:11

Airbus si sta ormai strappando i capelli e ..... scrive agli acquirenti .....
Airbus has written to its customers for the A400M military transport in a bid to reduce its financial exposure to programme delays, after the company’s charges on the programme hit €2.2 billion ($2.3 billion) last year.
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“We are operating in an environment that is heavily penalising us,” .....
“Customers keep cash back. Some put liquidated damages on top of that, because we have delays in the delivery schedule. All that adds up to a significant financial burden, on top of the additional costs we have through the industrial ramp-up.”
Fonte: FlightGlobal ..... "Airbus seeks fresh talks to ease burden of A400M" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 23 febbraio 2017, 14:37

Anche DefenseNews parla dell' S.O.S. lanciato da Airbus .....

..... "Airbus seeks new deal to 'stop the bleeding' on A400M delays" .....

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Messaggio da richelieu » 1 marzo 2017, 0:01

Ma la domanda è: "Dovrebbero i partners sostenere Airbus ?"
Even for a programme with a history as chequered as the A400M, Airbus chief executive Tom Enders’ latest critique of the troubled airlifter was astonishingly frank – and packed with intent.
Normally, bosses fall back on the stock statement that development programmes are complex and unpredictable.
By contrast, Enders describes his company’s initial development and production contract for the Atlas as its “original sin”.
Not only was it wrong to let customers impose the selection of an unproven engine, its further decision to accept liability for the TP400 was an “incredible blunder”, he believes.
Fonte: FlightGlobal ..... "OPINION: Should A400M partners prop up Airbus ?" .....

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Messaggio da richelieu » 22 marzo 2017, 17:45

Malaysia ..... consegnato il quarto esemplare .....

FlightGlobal ..... "LIMA: Malaysia receives fourth A400M transport" .....

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Messaggio da richelieu » 27 marzo 2017, 15:00

La Germania si trova nell' imbarazzante situazione di dover mettere sul mercato 13 dei 53 A400M che si era impegnata di acquistare ..... ma, non essendo sino ad ora riuscita a trovare un acquirente, ecco cosa ha escogitato .....
The German Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg) is considering sponsoring a multinational air transport wing to fly the excess 13 Airbus A400M transport aircraft it will start receiving in 2018.
The German parliament decided in January 2011 to sell 13 of the 53 A400Ms ordered for the Luftwaffe, but so far no buyer has been found.
Noting that the Luftwaffe's current structure does not support more than the planned 40 aircraft and storing them would still cost money, Parliamentary Defence State Secretary Markus Grübel told parliament on 17 March that the preferred solution is to assign them to a multinational wing based in Germany.
Fonte: Jane's (336 of 590 words) ..... "Germany proposes using excess A400M transports for multinational wing" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 30 marzo 2017, 11:36

Airbus Defence & Space piazza una testa di ponte in Indonesia .....
Airbus Defence & Space has signed a letter of intent with an Indonesian company related to Jakarta’s possible purchase of the A400M transport aircraft.
The LOI was signed with Pelita Air Services, which represents a consortium of state-owned companies involved in aerospace, says Airbus in an email to FlightGlobal.
Fonte: FlightGlobal ..... "Airbus, Indonesian industry to discuss A400M possibilities" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 2 aprile 2017, 23:26

Ancora mesi di incertezza ..... e lunghe, estenuanti trattative in vista ..... :mrgreen:
Airbus faces a cash squeeze and months of uncertainty over its troubled A400M airlifter after buyer nations upheld penalty clauses for delays to Europe's largest defense project.
The Toulouse-based group has called for help on the €20 billion (U.S. $21 billion) program as it continues to encounter technical problems seven years after winning a €3.5 billion bailout from seven NATO nations.
On Thursday, Airbus CEO Tom Enders met European buyers, and a source with knowledge of the talks said nations maintained penalties but agreed to keep talking.
Fonte: DefenseNews ..... "Airbus faces cash headache, lengthy talks over A400M delays" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 22 giugno 2017, 8:35

La soddisfazione dei Francesi ..... :up: =D> :hotsun:
Seeing progress in its Airbus A400Ms' capabilities and practically on-time deliveries, the French Air Force has adopted a supportive stance on the program.
“We have a positive perception of how the program has evolved,” Chief of Staff Andre Lanata says.
He is happy with the six aircraft available, out of 11 total.
The other five are undergoing routine maintenance or retrofits that will bring them to the tactical initial operational capability (IOC) standard from a purely logistic role.
Airbus had committed to delivering six tactical A400Ms to France by the end of 2016 and kept its promise, according to French Air Force officials.
In fact, they consider early 2017 deliveries still on time.
“We were expecting the delay to be worse,” says a spokesperson.
Fonte: AW&ST-ShowNews ..... "French Air Force Happy With Airbus A400M Progress" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 1 novembre 2017, 0:27

Airbus ..... 3° trimestre 2017 .....
Airbus incurred a fresh charge of €80 million ($93 million) against its A400M programme in the third quarter of this year, as the company remains in discussion with its European customers over delays to the tactical transport.
Detailed on 31 October (*), the new sum – which Airbus says is linked to "the production adjustment and liquidated damages incurred", takes the company's total charges taken against the A400M this year to €150 million.
Fonte: flightglobal.com ..... "Airbus details latest charge against delayed A400M" .....

(*) ..... airbus.com ..... "Airbus reports Nine-Month (9m) 2017 results" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 16 novembre 2017, 20:44

L' annoso problema inerente al riduttore ..... la soluzione slitta al prossimo anno .....
The process for approving a permanent propeller gearbox (PGB) fix for the Airbus Defence & Space A400M will take longer than previously expected, according to propulsion system supplier Europrop International (EPI).
Fonte: flightglobal.com ..... "A400M gearbox fix slips into 2018" .....
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Messaggio da Vultur » 17 novembre 2017, 0:27

I francesi comprano anche quattro C-130: due "au standard de transport tactique" e due KC-130J "en mode ravitailleur en vol", per gli elicotteri soprattutto.
Dovrebbero essere destinati sur la base aérienne 105 d’Evreux (Normandia).
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Messaggio da richelieu » 17 novembre 2017, 11:09

Europrop International (EPI) TP400-D6 ..... un' analisi dei problemi e delle possibili soluzioni .....

..... flightglobal.com ..... "ANALYSIS: Can TP400 gearbox fix lift Atlas programme?" .....

E' necessario essere registrati per poterla leggere .....

Al tempo dei primi collaudi in volo .....

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Messaggio da richelieu » 20 novembre 2017, 0:13

Da Dubai ..... uno sguardo al futuro .....
With several embryonic pan-European development programs on the horizon, Airbus Defense and Space is looking to position itself to lead on them.
But it also faces a big task on completing development on existing programs such as the complex A400M airlifter.
ShowNews caught up with Dirk Hoke, Airbus’ CEO for the defense and space business.
Fonte: aviationweek.com ..... "Airbus Military Improves A400M, Looks to Future" .....
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Messaggio da FCU » 20 novembre 2017, 8:17

JT8D ha scritto:forse qualche russo di anni fa lo supera
NK-12 il motore del Bear 15.000 hp
Progress D-27 motore del AN-70 14.500 hp che pero' e' classificato Propfan

L'ho visto a Parigi quando stavo facendo il corso sul CFM Leap 1-A.
(il TPM400)
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Cos'era questo? Un atterraggio duro o ci hanno abbattuto?

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Messaggio da richelieu » 2 dicembre 2017, 10:38

Consegnato alla Francia il primo velivolo con capacità IFR (In-flight refueling) .....
France’s procurement office has revealed it received its 12th A400M airlifter, which is the first in the European program to be fitted with two underwing pods for in-flight refueling of fighter jets.
“The Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) took delivery Nov. 22, 2017, the 12th A400M Atlas military transport aircraft, to be handed over to the Air Force,” the DGA said in a Nov. 30 statement (*).
The A400Ms already in service will have the fuel pod added as they undergo a retrofit over time.
Fonte: ..... "France receives its first A400M fitted with pods for midair refueling" .....

(*) ..... "Livraison du 12e A400M Atlas au ministère des Armées" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 25 dicembre 2017, 0:05

An Airbus A400M has successfully refuelled six Spanish Air Force F-18 fighters in a single mission as part of an air-to-air refuelling (AAR) human factors certification flight.
The 13 December mission featured a complex series of AAR scenarios such as changes of area, receivers with unknown priorities, and unexpected increases in numbers of receivers.
Through multiple contacts the six aircraft simulated a fleet of eight.
Fonte: airbus.com ..... "A400M refuels six F-18 fighters in one flight" .....
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Prima consegna del 2018 .....
Airbus Defence & Space delivered its first A400M of the new year on 12 January, taking its total output of Atlas tactical transports to 56 units so far.
Its most recent delivery was the German air force's 15th A400M – service registration 54+16 (MSN64) – from a total commitment for 53 of the four-engined type.
Fonte: flightglobal.com ..... "A400M deliveries hit new high in 2017" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 29 gennaio 2018, 18:23

A400M ..... fra pochi giorni la resa dei conti ?
On February 5, Airbus will meet with several NATO members in London to discuss reductions to fines imposed on the company due to delivery delays and failing to meet contract capability requirements for its A400M Atlas military transport aircraft program, Reuters reports.
If Airbus is unable to convince buyer countries to put a cap on financial penalties, the company fears the $21 billion program will be seriously at risk.
Fonte: defensenews.com ..... "NATO buyers to meet with Airbus over billions in A400M fines" .....

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Messaggio da richelieu » 8 febbraio 2018, 15:48

A400M ..... si va verso un accordo .....
One year after Airbus called for emergency talks with its launch customers for the A400M tactical transport to address what it described as a "huge financial burden" afflicting the company, the parties appear to be on track to sign a revised contract before the end of 2018.
Announcing the development on 7 February (*), after signing a declaration of intent with Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Turkey and the UK via Europe's OCCAR defence procurement agency, Airbus says the measure "provides a new baseline on which to evaluate the A400M contract".
Fonte: flightglobal.com ..... "A400M customers move towards fresh contract revision" .....

(*) ..... http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... t-all_ml_0 .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 17 febbraio 2018, 9:48

Intanto ..... mentre cominciano ad affiorare i primi dubbi ..... :scratch:

flightglobal.com ..... "OPINION: Can contract revision rescue A400M ?"

..... l' AD di Airbus esprime la propria soddisfazione ..... =D>

flightglobal.com ..... " Airbus chief hails A400M contract review as 'breakthrough' "
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Messaggio da richelieu » 7 marzo 2018, 19:39

Signori ..... si frena .....
Airbus is to dramatically slow its final assembly rate for the A400M tactical transport from a high of 19 achieved in 2017 to only eight per year from 2020, the company confirms.
"Production will be adjusted to eight units per year as of 2020, following production of 15 A400Ms in 2018 and 11 units in 2019," Airbus says.
"This adjustment is based on discussions with the launch customer nations," it says, adding that its Defence & Space unit will "pursue export opportunities beyond this level".
Fonte: flightglobal.com ..... "Airbus to slash A400M assembly rate" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 19 marzo 2018, 11:16

Dall' Indonesia ..... notizie contraddittorie .....
C' è chi dice e ..... c' è chi smentisce ..... :mrgreen:

..... flightglobal.com ..... "Indonesia trade agency proposes cargo use for A400M" .....

..... ainonline.com ..... "Indonesia: State-owned Companies Could Front A400M Deal" .....

..... defensenews.com ..... "Indonesian ministry plans to acquire two Airbus A400M airlifters" .....

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Messaggio da richelieu » 23 marzo 2018, 8:22

Il punto sulle consegne ..... una 'breve' da RID .....

..... http://www.portaledifesa.it/index~phppag,3_id,2265.html .....

Il comunicato di Airbus .....

..... http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... OCCAR.html .....

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E' stata accertata la possibilità di rifornire in volo il Rafale .....
France has completed a range of in-flight tests showing that the Rafale fighter jet could be refueled from underwing fuel pods on the A400M military transport plane, the Armed Forces Ministry said.
“After a campaign of flight tests conducted by the Direction Générale de l’Armement with the support from the Air Force, the A400M has just passed a significant milestone in demonstrating its capability to refuel the Rafale from underwing fuel pods,” the ministry said July 9 on its website.
Fonte: defensenews.com ..... "France proves midair refueling capability with Rafale and A400M" .....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 14 luglio 2018, 12:15

A pochi giorni dall' apertura del Salone di Farnborough la RAF ha ricevuto il suo terz’ùltimo A400M .....
The UK Royal Air Force has received its 20th of an eventual 22 A400M Atlas transports from Airbus Defence & Space, while test flights of additional capabilities continue.
Announcing the delivery milestone on 13 July (*), the service said the airlifter's arrival at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire "coincided with crucial trials to test Atlas’s ability to deliver cargo by parachute and undergo air-to-air refuelling".
Fonte: flightglobal.com ..... "UK receives 20th Atlas as testing continues" .....

(*) ..... "RAF RECEIVES 20TH ATLAS TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT" .....
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