OCCAR News 10. December 2012 A400M completes flight test milestone On 10th December 2012, the A400M transport aircraft has completed the 300 hour function and reliability (F&R) flight-test phase. 07. June 2012 Five A400M “Grizzlies” take to the Air ! On 7th June, the 5 A400M aircraft (codename Grizzly) used for flight testing took off from Toulouse for a unique formation flight.