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EASA certifies interim fix for A400M engine issue: Airbus

Certification clears way for transport planemaker to retrofit engines on existing planes with a modified part

The A400M offers armouring protection, refuelling, the ability to airdrop loads, landings on some non-prepared runways and equipment to detect and counter enemy radar and missiles.

Raf Fairford, England

EUROPEAN authorities have certified an interim fix for a power gearbox issue with engines on Airbus Group SE's A400M transport aircraft, paving the way for countries to resume normal operations of the planes, company officials said on Saturday.

"It's good news...