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The second Horizontal Tail Plane (HTP) for the A400M ready for structural testing

Madrid, 27 February 2007

Yesterday, the second horizontal tail plane (HTP) for the A400M departed from EADS CASA facilities in Tablada, Seville, to EADS CASA testing facilities in Getafe, Madrid.

This second HTP, produced by EADS CASA in Tablada, will undergo structural testing required for the aircraft’s certification. This is an important milestone in the production plan within the A400M programme.

EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2005, EADS generated revenues of € 34.2 billion and employed a workforce of about 113,000. The Group includes the aircraft manufacturer Airbus, the world's largest helicopter supplier Eurocopter and EADS Astrium, the European leader in space programmes from Ariane to Galileo. EADS is the major partner in the Eurofighter consortium, develops the A400M military transport aircraft, and holds a stake in the joint venture MBDA, the international leader in missile systems.

Media Contact:

Miguel Sánchez
Comunicación
EADS CASA
Tel.: +34 91 585 77 89

Eduardo Galicia
Comunicación
EADS CASA
Tel.: +34 91 585 77 89



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