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A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
26 September 2017

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight

The Airbus A340 Flight Lab’s first takeoff equipped with outer wing sections designed for highly smooth airflow over their surfaces. Known as natural laminar flow, such smoothed passage of air creates less drag than the airflow on traditional wings, potentially reducing fuel burn

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A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
26 September 2017

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight

The Airbus A340 Flight Lab’s first takeoff equipped with outer wing sections designed for highly smooth airflow over their surfaces. Known as natural laminar flow, such smoothed passage of air creates less drag than the airflow on traditional wings, potentially reducing fuel burn

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A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
26 September 2017

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight

The Airbus A340 Flight Lab’s first takeoff equipped with outer wing sections designed for highly smooth airflow over their surfaces. Known as natural laminar flow, such smoothed passage of air creates less drag than the airflow on traditional wings, potentially reducing fuel burn

Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
26 September 2017

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight

The Airbus A340 Flight Lab’s first takeoff equipped with outer wing sections designed for highly smooth airflow over their surfaces. Known as natural laminar flow, such smoothed passage of air creates less drag than the airflow on traditional wings, potentially reducing fuel burn

Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
26 September 2017

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight

The Airbus A340 Flight Lab’s first takeoff equipped with outer wing sections designed for highly smooth airflow over their surfaces. Known as natural laminar flow, such smoothed passage of air creates less drag than the airflow on traditional wings, potentially reducing fuel burn

Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
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BLADE - Roll out AIRBUS - Sylvain Ramadier
22 September 2017

BLADE - Roll out

BLADE is organized through Europe’s Clean Sky aeronautical research program. The BLADE project involves 21 European partners with 500 contributors, including GKN Aerospace: designer of the starboard laminar flow wing panel, and Saab: designer of the port wing segment.

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BLADE - Roll out Airbus - Master Films - D. Vicart
22 September 2017

BLADE - Roll out

Known as project BLADE – an acronym for Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe – this research effort utilises the first-ever A340 jetliner produced by Airbus, with its outboard wings replaced with approximately 10-meter-long laminar wing panels. These panels represent about two-thirds of the wing size on a short- or medium-range airliner, for which the laminar flow technology is deemed best suited.

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BLADE - Roll out Airbus - Master Films - D. Vicart
22 September 2017

BLADE - Roll out

Known as project BLADE – an acronym for Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe – this research effort utilises the first-ever A340 jetliner produced by Airbus, with its outboard wings replaced with approximately 10-meter-long laminar wing panels. These panels represent about two-thirds of the wing size on a short- or medium-range airliner, for which the laminar flow technology is deemed best suited.

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BLADE - Roll out Airbus - Master Films - D. Vicart
22 September 2017

BLADE - Roll out

DCIM\101MEDIA\DJI_0014.JPGKnown as project BLADE – an acronym for Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe – this research effort utilises the first-ever A340 jetliner produced by Airbus, with its outboard wings replaced with approximately 10-meter-long laminar wing panels. These panels represent about two-thirds of the wing size on a short- or medium-range airliner, for which the laminar flow technology is deemed best suited.

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BLADE - Roll out Airbus - Master Films - D. Vicart
22 September 2017

BLADE - Roll out

Known as project BLADE – an acronym for Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe – this research effort utilises the first-ever A340 jetliner produced by Airbus, with its outboard wings replaced with approximately 10-meter-long laminar wing panels. These panels represent about two-thirds of the wing size on a short- or medium-range airliner, for which the laminar flow technology is deemed best suited.

Airbus - Master Films - D. Vicart
Airbus Juice Airbus / R. Schwark
21 September 2017

Airbus Juice

JUICE - JUpiter ICy moons Explorer - is the first large-class mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 programme. Planned for launch in 2022 and arrival at Jupiter in 2030, it will spend at least three years making detailed observations of the giant gaseous planet Jupiter and three of its largest moons, Ganymede, Callisto and Europa. Airbus is Prime Contractor to ESA. RIME - Radar for Icy Moons Exploration - is an ice penetrating radar to study the subsurface structure of the icy moons down to 9 km depth with vertical resolution of up to 30 m in ice.RIME will work at a central frequency of 9 MHz and will use a 16.60 m antenna. This antenna has been tested by Airbus´ Friedrichshafen (Germany) site in a helicopter flight campaign.

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Airbus Juice Airbus / R. Schwark
21 September 2017

Airbus Juice

JUICE - JUpiter ICy moons Explorer - is the first large-class mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 programme. Planned for launch in 2022 and arrival at Jupiter in 2030, it will spend at least three years making detailed observations of the giant gaseous planet Jupiter and three of its largest moons, Ganymede, Callisto and Europa. Airbus is Prime Contractor to ESA. RIME - Radar for Icy Moons Exploration - is an ice penetrating radar to study the subsurface structure of the icy moons down to 9 km depth with vertical resolution of up to 30 m in ice.RIME will work at a central frequency of 9 MHz and will use a 16.60 m antenna. This antenna has been tested by Airbus´ Friedrichshafen (Germany) site in a helicopter flight campaign.

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Sepang Aircraft Engineering Ceremony
21 September 2017

Sepang Aircraft Engineering Ceremony

Airbus maintenance facility in Malaysia also celebrates 10th anniversary. The 12,000 square metre hangar boosts SAE’s capacity to handle the Airbus A320 Family, and can accommodate two of the aircraft at any time for major maintenance checks

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26 July 2017

100th A350 XWB Delivered To China Airlines Infographic

The fastest widebody production ramp-up for the leading manufacturer

A320neo S7 Infographics E July 2017
21 July 2017

A320neo S7 Infographics E July 2017

First to operate the A320neo in Russia.

Sentinel-5p - Overview
19 July 2017

Sentinel-5p - Overview

Sentinel-5p - Overview

Sentinel-5p - Function
19 July 2017

Sentinel-5p - Function

Sentinel-5p - Function

Sentinel-5p - Airbus Contribution
19 July 2017

Sentinel-5p - Airbus Contribution

Sentinel-5p - Airbus Contribution

Orion ESM - Mankind on the way to the Moon and beyond
11 July 2017

Orion ESM - Mankind on the way to the Moon and beyond

Orion ESM - Mankind on the way to the Moon and beyond

BelugaXL Infographic
10 July 2017

BelugaXL Infographic

The first of five BelugaXL transport aircraft will fly in mid-2018 and enter into service in 2019

BepiColombo - Protection against infernal heat
30 June 2017

BepiColombo - Protection against infernal heat

BepiColombo - Protection against infernal heat

BepiColombo - Exploring Mercury
30 June 2017

BepiColombo - Exploring Mercury

BepiColombo - Exploring Mercury

A321neo Wow Air Infographic June 2017
21 June 2017

A321neo Wow Air Infographic June 2017

WOW air, the Icelandic low-fare carrier, has taken delivery of its first A321neo at a ceremony during the 52nd Le Bourget Paris airshow.

A380plus Infographic June 2017
16 June 2017

A380plus Infographic June 2017

Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus”. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings.

easyJet_infographic_First A320neo delivery
14 June 2017

easyJet_infographic_First A320neo delivery

easyJet – which received its first of 130 A320neo aircraft on order in June 2017 – has grown to operate Europe’s largest A320 Family fleet and is also Europe’s largest customer for the NEO

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13 June 2017

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09 June 2017

Urban Air Mobility infographic

Urban Air Mobility infographic

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07 June 2017

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07 June 2017

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Law enforcement Infographic

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24 May 2017

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Airbus' A320neo Family incorporates the very latest technologies, including new-generation engines and Sharklets, which together deliver fuel and CO2 savings

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16 May 2017

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H225 Infographic

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20 April 2017

20170163_A321neo, Virgin America A321neo Infographic April 2017

Airbus delivers first ever A321neo to Virgin America

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18 April 2017

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26 September 2017

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Toulouse, September 26th, 2017 – Airbus’ A340 laminar-flow “BLADE” test demonstrator aircraft (A340-300 MSN001) has made its successful maiden flight for the EU-sponsored Clean Sky “Blade” project. The aircraft, dubbed “Flight Lab”, took off from the Tarbes aerodrome in southern France at local time 11:00, and after a series of successful tests it landed at Airbus’ facilities in Toulouse Blagnac. The overall flight time was 3hrs/38mins.

 
14 September 2017

Airbus Foundation and French Red Cross bring relief to victims of hurricane Irma

Loading of relief goods and medical personnel on an Airbus A350 XWB test aircraft at Pairs Charles de Gaulle.

 
21 August 2017

Cathay Pacific signs for 32 A321neos

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Jetstar Pacific takes delivery of its first A320ceo

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Iran Airtour celebrates 45 years with commitment for 45 aircraft- BRoll

Dr. Reza Mousavi, CEO of Iran Airtour Airlines Interview, Tehran based Iran Airtour Airlines, has become Airbus’ newest customer for the A320neo Family after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 45 aircraft at the Paris Air Show. Celebrating 45 years since establishment, the carrier now has been added to Airbus’ list of new customers after being an all-Boeing operator with a fleet of eight aircraft. Operating scheduled services to domestic and international markets, Iran Airtour will benefit from the new aircraft to modernise its fleet and expand its operations to domestic and international markets.

 
22 June 2017

Airbus Commercial Aircraft secures almost $40 billion of new aircraft orders at Paris Air Show 2017

Providing strong evidence that the commercial aircraft market remains healthy, Airbus announced $39.7 billion worth of new business during the 2017 Paris Air Show. The company won commitments for a total of 326 aircraft, including firm orders for 144 aircraft worth $18.5 billion and MoUs for 182 aircraft worth $21.2 billion.

 
21 June 2017

WIZZ Air signs contract for 10 additional A321ceo aircraft - BRoll

József Varady, Wizz Air Managing Director & CEO Itw - Wizz Air Holdings Plc with its subsidiary, Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has signed a firm contract for 10 A321ceos. The aircraft will be powered by IAE International Aero Engines AG’s V2500.

 
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WOW air becomes first A321neo operator in Europe

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Viva Air commits to 50 A320 Family aircraft

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