Aerobatic Airbus A400m incredible takeoff before A380 lands

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In the video, you can see Aerobatic Airbus A400m incredible takeoff before A380 lands

That steep power climb and turn were highly impressive, never seen the A400 do that before.

The pilot was flying it like a fighter jet!

The Airbus A400M Atlas is a multi-national, four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.

It was designed by Airbus Military as a tactical airlifter with strategic capabilities to replace older transport aircraft.

The cargo box is 17.71 m long excluding ramp, 4.00 m wide, and 3.85 m high

It features a fly-by-wire flight control system with side stick controllers and flight envelope protection.

Like other Airbus aircraft, the A400M has a full glass cockpit.

furthermore, the A400M’s wings are primarily carbon fiber reinforced plastic.

The Ratier-Figeac FH385 propellers turn counterclockwise and FH386 clockwise.

The eight-bladed scimitar propellers are made from a woven composite material.

Aerobatic Airbus A400m incredible takeoff before A380 lands

The aircraft is powered by four Europrop TP400-D6 engines rated at 8,250 kW (11,000 hp) each.

The TP400-D6 engine is to be the most powerful turboprop engine in the West to enter operational use

The pair of propellers on each wing of the A400M turn in opposite directions, with the tips of the propellers advancing from above towards the midpoint between the two engines.

This is in contrast to the overwhelming majority of multi-engine propeller driven aircraft where all propellers turn in the same direction.

The counter-rotation is achieved by the use of a gearbox fitted to two of the engines, and only the propeller turns in the opposite direction; all four engines are identical and turn in the same direction.

This eliminates the need to have two different “handed” engines on stock for the same aircraft, simplifying maintenance and supply costs.

In addition, this configuration, dubbed down between engines (DBE), allows the aircraft to produce more lift and lessens the torque and prop wash on each wing.

It also reduces yaw in the event of an outboard engine failure.

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