OCCAR News 20. December 2011 20 December 2011 - First Flight for A400M - MSN 006 MSN6 the final development aircraft for the A400M programme took to the skies for the first time today – 20th Dec. 01. November 2011 Final assembly of the first A400M for France starts in Seville Following the launch of A400M series production last February, Airbus Military has begun final assembly of the first A400M that will be delivered to a customer - the French Air Force. 03. September 2011 A400M Flight Test Campaign Continues to Progress During the month of August, the A400M Flight Test campaign has continued full steam, both at the Toulouse and Seville sites.