Sunday, May 29, 2016

Breakdown transporter A400M: Airbus CEO admits “huge mistake” a – NEWS



 Sunday, May 29, 2016


 Under the pressure of an impending project Stops the A400M admits Airbus CEO Enders that “domestic problems” are mitverantowrtlich for margins. Copying does not want the CEO to military transport anyway.



Airbus CEO Tom Enders conceded because of the delays and breakdowns in the military transporter A400M “huge mistake” of the aircraft manufacturer. “We have the engine problems underestimated,” he told the “Bild am Sonntag”. When starting the program, Airbus has also “be wide strike by renowned European leaders to hand over the engine an inexperienced consortium – and then also even to take responsibility for this entirely new turboprop turbine”

In addition to “. lack of quality of a supplier “played well” domestic problems “a role, said the German head of the European Group. Despite the delays in deliveries and loss of standby Enders warned the governments but not to look for alternatives. The A400M “write off would be a big mistake because this machine has enormous potential.” One day, the new development will “the backbone of the European air transport fleet be” and also be exported with success.

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The A400M will replace the in the tooths Transall machines Bundeswehr. The new transport aircraft had been given in 2003 by the NATO countries Germany, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Spain and Turkey together in order.

Due to technical problems and different needs of the country delayed the actually for However, in 2011 planned delivery of the aircraft considerably. In the spring of new problems of propellers had emerged.



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