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Airbus test A400M in ‘water bomber’ role

Airbus has successfully tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M transport aircraft during a flight test campaign in Spain. ( More...

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Steve Pearce 1
Quite impressive. How much does that compare to traditional water drop types?

As an aside, how wet do these things make the ground? It looks to me like its dissipated a lot by the time it reaches the ground. If you were stood underneath, would you be drenched, or would it be like standing in drizzle for a few seconds?


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