First flight test of the A400M with SAF
Success for the first Airbus #A400M flight test with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (#SAF), powered by the #TP400 engine.
In July, an Airbus A400M performed a test flight with one of its TP400 engines powered by 29% SAF.
The test took place in July in Seville (Spain) with an A400M "Grizzly 4" which made a flight of over an hour with one of its TP400* turboprops powered by a mixture comprising 29% SAF*.
* The A400M is powered by four 11,600 horsepower TP400 turboprop engines, the most powerful in the Western world. They are designed by the Europrop International GmbH (EPI) consortium bringing together 4 European engine manufacturers, the British Rolls-Royce, the Spanish Industria de Turbo Propulsores (ITP), the German MTU Aero Engines and the French Safran Aircraft Engines, main partner with 32% program share.