Airbus is continuing the “no surprise” flight programme for its A350 XWB, with more than 1,700 hours logged in preparation for certification later this year – clearing the way for deliveries to customer airlines.
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The Airbus ProSky-led CANARIAS project marks key milestone in effort to improve two Canary Islands airports’ approach procedures
The first successful flight in Spain using Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures has been completed as part of a project led by Airbus ProSky – which is Airbus’ Air Traffic Management subsidiary – and Spanish air traffic services provider AENA.
Underscoring the continuous upgrades applied throughout Airbus’ entire product line, the company’s innovative On-Board Airport Navigation System (OANS) – first developed for the A380 – has also now entered service on the single-aisle A320 and widebody A330 families.
Airbus Consulting together with the Airbus in-house RFID (radio-frequency identification) centre of competence has worked with Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT), a leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider in the Middle East, to deploy an innovative RFID visibility solution to red...
In over 10 months since the A350 XWB’s first flight, Airbus has rapidly advanced through this next-generation jetliner’s development schedule with the first four flight-test aircraft now flying.
Airbus has set up the Airbus Composite Recycling Advisory Board to establish the company’s vision, strategy, objectives, and roadmap for recycling and reusing composite materials.
Airbus’ Sharklets are proving their popularity among customers with demand for the company’s “Sharklet In-service Retrofit” option, which allows operators of older in-service A320ceo (current engine option) Family aircraft to benefit from these wingtip devices’ significant cost savings and performan...
Airbus introduces hybrid “RFID Integrated Nameplates” for tracing parts across all aircraft families
Airbus is introducing a new innovation, “RFID Integrated Nameplates”, to further expand its RFID (radio-frequency identification) deployment and enhance the traceability of aircraft parts that it produces and uses internally.
Air traffic service provider NATS of the UK has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus ProSky to jointly devise solutions for improving the air traffic system’s efficiency.
Final assembly of the first Airbus A320neo is advancing rapidly in Toulouse, France, putting this “new engine option” jetliner programme on track for its maiden flight later this year, to be followed by the initial customer delivery in 2015.