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Loading Panther on A400M
France developing procedures to airlift Panther helicopter by A400M cargo aircraft
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Helis, October 06, 2020 - The General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) from the French Ministry of Defense successfully complete loading testing of an Eurocopter AS565SA Panther helicopter of the French Navy into a French Air Force Airbus A400M airplane
This series of tests are carried out to certify standard procedures that minimize the removal or addition of equipment necessary in order to complete the task in the most efficient manner.
The A400M can carry all helicopters in the French Armed Forces inventory ranging from the Gazelle to the NH90 and everything in between as the Puma, H225M or the Tiger
The A400M is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft currently operate by France, Germany, Spain, Belgium/Luxembourg, Turkey, Malaysia, and the UK.
With a max payload of 37,000 kg / 81,600 lb fells between the C-130 Hercules and C-17 Globemaster. At max weight has a range of 3,300 km / 2,100 mi.
Eurocopter AS565SA Panther 524 ( Aéronautique Navale )
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See also A400M First Contact with H225M and H160