Saturday, May 29, 2010
A400M to Make It First Public Appearance at ILA Berlin Air Show 2010
26 May 2010 -- Visitors will be able to get an exclusive first glimpse of the A400M, the all-new airlifter for the 21st Century and Airbus Military’s latest development, at the ILA Berlin Air Show taking place at Schönefeld Airport from June 8th to 13th.
The airlifter, which is capable of performing short range tactical, longer range strategic and tanker missions, will be on static and flying display during the first two days of the airshow, leaving on the 10th June.
It will be just one part of a major contribution by Airbus, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary of ongoing innovations, to the ILA Berlin Air Show, From June 11th, the “new Queen of the Skies”, the A380, will take over. During the A380 flying display you will be able to experience the unique quietness of this all-new eco-efficient airliner – a true good neighbour for each and every airport.
Airbus and Airbus Military will be present at the EADS Chalet (17-23) to welcome guests.
Media will be welcomed in the EADS Press Chalet (24-25).
On the EADS stand (Hall 7), visitors can learn more about Airbus and Airbus Military products and innovations. They will find an interactive tool featuring all Airbus commercial aircraft family products including Airbus Military’s, as well as a cut-away model of the A320P2F (Passenger to Freighter conversion).
A full scale cross section of an A400M fuselage and a full scale mock-up of the A350 XWB’s cabin housing an audio-visual theatre showing Airbus’ latest innovations “shaping efficiency” are also on display. Airbus experts and specialists will be available to discuss innovations at the Forum on the stand.
Throughout the ILA week Airbus will be holding events designed to give students and recent graduates in an aerospace, engineering or an engineering-related business discipline the chance to discuss career opportunities at Airbus.
For the latest update on market trends, on Wednesday 9th June at 10:00, Airbus will hold a press conference starting at 10.00, in room A in the Press Centre, followed by an Airbus Military press briefing. Commercial announcements can be expected during the course of the week.