Vélizy, January 31, – Messier-Bugatti-Dowty has delivered the first production-standard main landing gear shipset for the Airbus AM. File:AM landing gear Pjpg. From Wikimedia English: Landing gear system of the Airbus AM. Date, 20 Safran Landing Systems. Usage on . The AM is the most advanced, proven and certified airlifter available. This includes landing on frontline air bases, landing on (provisory) gras and sand.

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The AM enables cost-effective and rapid response to crises. Retrieved 18 January Short Unpaved Airstrip Performance.

Archived 21 July at the Wayback Machine. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Archived from the original on 18 January Airbus Military, 9 March See the AM flight test story here!

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Entering operational service in within the Royal Air Force, Airbus’ most advanced, proven and certified airlifter AM provides tactical airlift and strategic oversize lift capabilities. Once airborne, the crew contacted air traffic controllers just before the crash about a technical failure, [] [] before colliding with an electricity pylon while attempting an emergency landing. The AM is positioned as an intermediate size and range between the Lockheed C and the Boeing Ccarrying cargo too large or too heavy for the C while able to use rough landing strips.

In addition to its Europrop EPI TP Turboprops, which are less sensitive to ingestions than jet engines, the AM is fitted with a twelve-wheel main landing gear and an efficient absorption of shock-loads into the airframe structure for operations from stone, gravel or sand strips, and is designed to minimize risk of foreign object damage. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.


Airbus Military stated that it found the aircraft’s behaviour was “excellent”. It can also carry a heavy logistic truck, or a rescue boat, or large lifting devices, such as excavators or mobile cranes needed to assist in disaster relief.

Tactical airlift describes the transport and delivery of personel and goods directly into theatres of operation. SWP Comments, 26 February This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

Archived from the original on 14 December Airbus noted that “pending full replacement of the batch, any aircraft can continue to fly with no more than one affected propeller gear box installed and is subject labding continuing inspections. The issue involved a specific heat treatment process in manufacturing that adversely affected the strength of the ring gear; no other PGBs before or since were affected and the units involved either have been or are being changed.

The AM has a removable refuelling probe mounted above the cockpit to allow the aircraft to receive fuel from drogue-equipped tankers. Retrieved 11 March On 28 AprilSouth Africa joined the partnership programme with the state-owned Denel Saab Aerostructures receiving a contract for fuselage components.

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Landing gear system of the Airbus AM. Retrieved 23 March Retrieved 24 October Retrieved 19 May On 13 MayAirbus confirmed that an unknown cracking behaviour that had already been identified during quality control checks in was found in an aluminium fuselage part of a French AM; the issue did not affect flight safety and repairs could be incorporated into regular maintenance and upgrade schedules.


HD P x px 49MB. It becomes the 8th AM delivered in as of June 19th The Lznding AM increases the airlift capacity and range compared with the aircraft it was originally set to replace, the older versions of laanding Hercules and Transall. A retrospective process to remove the material from aircraft already in service is now being defined. Third AM q400m to the air.

Retrieved 28 September By using this lansing, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. AM new airlifter has passed the ultimate-load up-bend test.

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The cargo box is The End for the Airbus AM? Enter Your Email Gearr. Archived 7 September at the Wayback Machine. In addition to offering optimised support to deployed military operating bases, these characteristics also allow it to ensure that swift humanitarian aid can be deployed direct to a disaster region.

With the new AM, which can carry more paratroopers than other Western-built military transport, Airbus Military is setting new standards in paradropping operations.

Two-centreline seat rows geae seats are fully removable to clear space for cargo.