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A400M Aircraft: Parachuting

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 184370, tabled on 20 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Release of Service Authority has certified personnel parachute operations safe, with regards to the A400M.

Answered on

27 April 2021

The RAF Atlas A400M trials of specific personnel paradrop capabilities have commenced under Military Permit To Fly clearances, required to develop safe operating procedures to allow our own Release To Service Authority to consider authorising the capability.