OCCAR News 17. November 2014 A400M enters service with the UK The first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter ordered by the Royal Air Force has been delivered by OCCAR-EA to the UK on Monday 17th November, marking a key milestone for the A400M Programme. 12. May 2014 Official ceremony for the first A400M delivery to Turkey The official ceremony for the delivery of the first A400M ‘Atlas’ (Manufacturer Serial Number 009/MSN009) to Turkey was held on 12 May 2014 at the Military Airbase Command in Kayseri. 04. April 2014 First Turkish A400M delivery The A400M MSN9 (Manufacturer Serial Number 9) has been delivered to Turkey on 4 April 2014 as their first A400M aircraft. The transfer of title was signed by Turkey, Airbus Defence and Space and OCCAR-EA. 01. March 2014 First airdrop campaign for A400M The A400M has successfully completed its first test airdrop campaign. This campaign took place in France over Fonsorbes (Midi-Pyrenees), using aircraft MSN004 (Manufacturer Serial Number 004).