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A330neo takes to the skies

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First A330neo successfully completes maiden flight

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Get ready for the brand new A330neo's first flight

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European laminar flow research takes a new step with Airbus’ BLADE Flight Lab

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Airbus’ “BLADE” laminar flow wing demonstrator makes first flight

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Already “at home in the sky” – the A320neo continues Airbus’ single-aisle jetliner leadership

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A320neo: A “new” leader takes flight

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First A320neo takes off for its first flight

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A320neo Family sets new standards with 20% reduced fuel burn

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The A350 XWB’s first flight: Fantastic…impressive…and quiet!

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Photos (56)

A330neo First Flight crew preparation 5 Airbus
20 October 2017

A330neo First Flight crew preparation 5

The A330neo's flight test campaign, kicked off with the 19 October 2017 maiden flight, is commemorated on a special patch

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A330neo First Flight landing 4 Airbus
19 October 2017

A330neo First Flight landing 4

Designated MSN1795, the first of three A330neo Family development aircraft to fly lands at France's Toulouse-Blagnac Airport after its high-profile maiden flight

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A330neo First Flight crew arrival 3 Airbus - Master Films - Céline Sadonnet
19 October 2017

A330neo First Flight crew arrival 3

The flight crew and Airbus managers give a big "thumbs up" following the A330neo's first flight on 19 October 2017. From left to right: Flight Test Engineer Gert Wunderlich; Test Flight Pilot Engineer Alain Pourchet; Experimental Test Pilot Thierry Bourges; Head of A330neo Program Odile Jubécourt; Experimental Test Pilot Thomas Wilhelm; Flight Test Engineer Emiliano Requena Esteban; Airbus Commercial Aircraft Chief Operating Officer Tom Williams; Head Of Programs Didier Evrard; and Flight Test Engineer Jean-Philippe Cottet

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A330neo First Flight crew arrival 2 Airbus - Master Films - Céline Sadonnet
19 October 2017

A330neo First Flight crew arrival 2

Multiple Airbus managers welcomed back the flight crew after completion of the A330neo's first flight, conducted from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France

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Videos (21)

 
19 October 2017

A330neo First Flight interviews

Learn more about the A330neo’s successful maiden flight – performed 19 October 2017 – in follow-up interviews with Airbus Commercial Aircraft Chief Operating Officer Tom Williams and Experimental Test Pilot Thomas Wilhelm.

 
19 October 2017

Highlights of the A330neo first flight

With a six-person test crew aboard, Airbus’ A330neo completes its four-hour maiden flight from Toulouse, France on 19 October 2017. The activity – conducted from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France – marks the start of this new-generation jetliner's flight test and certification campaign.

 
19 October 2017

In the making: Installing the no. 1 A330neo's engines

Ahead of its high-profile first flight on 19 October 2017, watch Airbus' no. 1 A330neo receive its Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines.

Documents (20)

A330neo infographic – dark version      
A330neo infographic – dark version
19 October 2017

A330neo infographic – dark version

The A330neo – which performed its maiden flight on 19 October 2017 – is powered by Rolls-Royce’s latest Trent 7000 turbofan powerplants, and incorporates high-span wings featuring 3D-optimised aerodynamics, a connected cockpit and the “Airspace by Airbus” cabin interior

A330neo infographic – light version      
A330neo infographic – light version
19 October 2017

A330neo infographic – light version

The A330neo – which performed its maiden flight on 19 October 2017 – is powered by Rolls-Royce’s latest Trent 7000 turbofan powerplants, and incorporates high-span wings featuring 3D-optimised aerodynamics, a connected cockpit and the “Airspace by Airbus” cabin interior

Photo Release - A330neo First Flight Take Off      
Photo Release - A330neo First Flight Take Off
19 October 2017

Photo Release - A330neo First Flight Take Off

The first A330neo took off this morning at Blagnac in Toulouse, France at 09.57 hrs local time, for its maiden flight taking place over south-western France.

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