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  • Tough Questions
    Posted by Bill Sweetman 7:31 AM on May 05, 2009

    Airbus' A400M brief in Seville on Monday was productive - but it's all under embargo until 0001 GMT on Friday. Meanwhile, we can confirm that CASA's Seville factory was the source of all the He111s in the movie Battle of Britain, and that the battered hulk in a scrapyard on the edge of Seville's airport is indeed a CASA 207 Azor, as ID'd by your correspondent with confirmation by Ares community member Airpower.

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    Seville, too, has long experience with international engineering projects, having engaged Flemish, French and Italian master builders to design the dome of its cathedral in 1506. "Five years later, it collapsed", our guide said.

    However, Monday saw intensive questioning of A400M program officials, in accordance with local tradition:

    Tags: ar99, a400m

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