The A400M military transporter made by Airbus is set to have its maiden flight as soon as November 30, German weekly magazine FOCUS reports in an advance copy.

The aircraft has been delayed for two years.

Citing sources close to suppliers, FOCUS said the maiden flight was made possible thanks to the installation of software for the engines.

The first delivery of the A400M is set to take place in 2012, the magazine said.

(Reporting by Edward Taylor; Editing by Andy Bruce)