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Airbus A400M - Atlas C1

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Airbus takes new €1.3bn hit on A400M troop carrier

Airbus has written off another €1.3bn (£1.2bn) on its troubled A400M military transport plane, bringing total losses on the project to more than €8bn.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43069630
 

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What comes next ? Airbus buying back its client's orders?

8b€ (10b$) and not a single head rolling down the gutter...

French MoD lately was screaming after the Eu industry lack of orders but what is the urgence when there is ample airbags to soften the fall from even the most stupid mishap?

(feeling nauseous)
 

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They are of course trying to put the best spin on things at Farnborough:

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/farnborough-new-helicopter-refuelling-trials-to-boo-450430/

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/airbus-defence-unit-close-to-a400m-export-deal-450207/
 

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https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/a400m-contract-revision-still-possible-by-year-end-453190/
 
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