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RMAF's first Airbus A400M military airlifter makes official debut at LIMA 2015

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LIMA 2015
Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace exhibition

17 - 21 March 2015
Army Recognition Group at Langkawi, Malaysia
 
 
RMAF's first Airbus A400M military airlifter makes official debut at LIMA 2015
 
The Airbus Group has a major presence at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) with its technologically-advanced airlifter, the A400M military airlifter, making its debut at the Show which is being held from March 17-22, 2015.
     
The Airbus Group has a major presence at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) with its technologically-advanced airlifter, the A400M military airlifter, making its debut at the Show which is being held from March 17-22, 2015.
RMAF's first Airbus A400M military airlifter performing fly pass during the opening ceremony of LIMA 2015 in Langkawi
     
On display is the A400M, designated MSN22, the first of four A400M which was delivered to the Royal Malaysian Air Force on 9th of March. The A400M has performed a special fly-past today during the opening day and will, thereafter, be on static display.

The aircraft was accepted at the A400M Final Assembly Line in Seville, Spain, on March 9 by Chief of Malaysian Defence Force General Tan Sri Dr Zulkifeli.

Malaysia is a key market and partner for the Airbus Group in Asia Pacific. In addition to being a long-standing customer base for our various businesses, we have also significantly increased our industrial presence in the country over the past 10 years with our smart partnerships. We have initiated cooperation programmes that are contributing to the advancement of the local aerospace industry while providing the best of our expertise, products and services,” said Pierre Jaffre, President, Asia Pacific, Airbus Group.

Airbus Group is presenting a wide range of cutting-edge products and technologies at LIMA 2015 from commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and radars. It is also highlighting its strong and extensive industrial and services footprint in Malaysia and its support of the Malaysian Government’s Aerospace Industry Blueprint.