RMENP3K3Sevilla, Spain. 11th Dec, 2009. The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI/dpa/Alamy Live News
RMD4W21BThe military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI
RMENP3JBSevilla, Spain. 11th Dec, 2009. The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI/dpa/Alamy Live News
RMD4W221The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI
RMENP493Sevilla, Spain. 11th Dec, 2009. The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI/dpa/Alamy Live News
RMD4W21AThe military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI
RMD4W225The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI
RMD4W224The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI
RMD4W21DThe military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: Maurizio Gambarini
RMD4W219The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI
RMD4W226The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI
RMD4W222The military Airbus A400M is made ready for its first flight in Sevilla, Spain, 11 December 2009. The four-engined plane took off in front of 2500 guests at quarter past ten a.m. in beautiful sunshine. The maiden flight had originally been planned for early 2008. Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI