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Airbus’ first A320neo reaches completion
01 July 2014 Commercial Aircraft

Airbus’ first A320neo reaches completion

First A320neo rollout 6 Fixion
01 July 2014

First A320neo rollout 6

Airbus has completed assembly of the company’s first A320neo (new engine option) jetliner – designated MSN6101 – following the aircraft’s painting and mounting of its Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines -

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First A320neo rollout 5 MASTERFILMS, Fixion
01 July 2014

First A320neo rollout 5

The first A320neo – designated MSN6101 – carries a distinctive livery underscoring the NEO (new engine option) Family’s “unbeatable fuel efficiency”

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First A320neo rollout 2 MASTERFILMS, Fixion
01 July 2014

First A320neo rollout 2

MSN6101 is the first A320neo (new engine option) aircraft to be completed and is equipped with Pratt & Whitney PW110-JM engines – one of the two latest-generation powerplants offered for this popular single-aisle product line

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First A320neo rollout 1 MASTERFILMS, Fixion
01 July 2014

First A320neo rollout 1

Following the completion of painting and mounting of its Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines, Airbus rolled out its first A320neo (new engine option) jetliner

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First A320neo rollout 4 MASTERFILMS, Fixion
01 July 2014

First A320neo rollout 4

The A320neo (new engine option) incorporates two new engine choices – Pratt & Whitney’s PW1100G-JM and the LEAP-1A from CFM Internatinal – along with Sharklets wingtip devices to deliver a 15 per cent fuel-burn reduction -

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First A320neo rollout 3 MASTERFILMS, Fixion
01 July 2014

First A320neo rollout 3

MSN6101 will be Airbus’ first A320neo (new engine option) jetliner to fly and will conduct ground testing this summer to prepare for its maiden flight, which will kick off the NEO flight-test programme

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A320neo – Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM 1 Fixion
01 July 2014

A320neo – Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM 1

The A320neo (new engine option) provides high levels of efficiency with two new jet engine choices – the PW1100G-JM from Pratt & Whitney and CFM International’s LEAP-1A

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A320neo – Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM 3 Fixion
01 July 2014

A320neo – Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM 3

Pratt & Whitney’s PW1100G-JM is one of two new engine options for the NEO programme, which provides operators with an up to 15 per cent fuel-burn reduction or 950 kilometres additional range

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Gearing up to first flight in September 2014

The assembly of Airbus’ first A320neo has been completed following painting of the aircraft and the mounting of Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines. MSN6101, which will be the first A320neo to fly, will soon start its ground tests to prepare for first flight.
The flight test campaign for the A320neo will kick-off in September 2014, paving the way for Entry Into Service in Q4 2015.
The A320neo “new engine option” incorporates many innovations, including latest generation engines and large Sharklet wing-tip devices, which together deliver 15 percent in fuel savings and a reduction of 3,600 tonnes of C02 per aircraft per year. With a total of nearly 2,700 orders received from more than 50 customers since its launch in 2010, the A320neo Family has captured some 60 percent of the market, clearly demonstrating its leadership.
First A320neo rollout 6  
01 July 2014 France

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