Home News 06. July 2012 A400M named Atlas The A400M transport aircraft was officially named Atlas ahead of the Farnborough Airshow 2012 on 6 July. 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.