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.
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.
Assembly of the milestone first A330neo – which is one of three development aircraft to be used for the jetliner programme's certification process – is shown during a “fast forward” video clip. The A330neo's first flight is planned for 19 October from France's Toulouse-Blagnac Airport.
The first A319neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines completed its maiden flight on 31 March 2017, with the aircraft taking off from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport in Germany and landing five hours later at Airbus’ Toulouse, France headquarters location.</div>
Follow the initial Lufthansa A350 XWB as it advances through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France and concluding with the milestone jetliner in flight. <div>Visit the <a href="http://www.a350xwb.com/delivery/lufthansa/">A350XWB delivery page</a></div>
On its maiden flight performed 24 November 2016, the A350-1000 demonstrated its efficiency and capabilities for the global customer base of this longest-fuselage member in Airbus’ A350 XWB jetliner family. Measuring nearly 74 metres from nose to tail, the A350-1000 offers a maximum range of 7,950 nautical miles and is designed for high efficiency, maximum reliability and optimised performance, while offering passengers best-in-class comfort with its “Airspace by Airbus” cabin.
Spain takes delivery of its first A400M. Check out the First Engine run, First Taxi, Painting and First Flight of the aircraft for the Spanish Air Force. For more information: http://bit.ly/2aqHb5r
The first A350 XWB for TAM Airlines – delivered 16 December 2015 – takes shape in this video clip. It highlights the delivery of components, assembly, painting and other key production steps, and concludes with the milestone widebody jetliner in flight.
The first A320neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines completed its maiden flight on 19 May 2015, with the aircraft taking off and landing in Toulouse, France. This video clip includes comments and insights from Airbus and CFM International officials, as well as members of the flight crew.
Watch the first Airbus 242-tonne maximum takeoff weight A330-300 variant – which was delivered to launch customer Delta Air Lines in May 2015 – take shape. This video follows the aircraft manufacturing process from final assembly to flight testing.
Follow the initial Ethiopian Airlines A350 XWB as it advances through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France, and concluding with the milestone jetliner in flight.
The engine for Airbus’ new A350 XWB jetliner made its successful maiden flight on 18 February, 2012. Installed on the A380 flying testbed aircraft, the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB powerplant demonstrated its performance and fuel efficiency during an airborne evaluation of more than five hours.
From the precisely-timed takeoff to a smooth landing just over four hours later, the A350 XWB’s maiden flight on 14 June 2013 confirmed this jetliner’s promise for shaping the efficiency of its future airline operators. See highlights of the maiden flight in this “best of” video.
Airbus’ successful 2013 is highlighted in this video review, which;includes its new industry record of 1,619 gross orders for the A320,A330, A350 XWB and A380 product line, and another record set with 626;aircraft deliveries completed during the 12-month period. Also;underscored are the A350 XWB’s history-making first flight; the;construction start-up for Airbus’ new U.S. A320 Family final assembly;line in Mobile, Alabama; delivery of the 150th A320 Family aircraft;Dassembled in Tianjin, China; and delivery of the initial A400M military;airlifter.
Airbus’ A320neo was designed to please customers and passengers alike, delivering high cabin productivity and engine efficiency without compromising its best-in-class cabin comfort.
Airbus is setting the single-aisle passenger comfort standard with its A320neo jetliner, which provides more personal space, start-of-the-art in-flight entertainment, spacious overhead stowage compartments and much more.
A “new” leader in single-aisle efficiency took to the skies for the first time on 25 September 2014 with the maiden flight of Airbus’ A320neo (new engine option) jetliner. Step “on-board” the no. 1 NEO aircraft with flight test crew and experience the sights and sounds of this historic day in Airbus’ “best of” video. Highlighting the A320neo’s approximately two-and-a-half-hour mission – which took off and landed at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport – this clip also includes planeside comments from the flight test crew.
Follow the initial Airbus A350-900 aircraft for global launch customer Qatar Airways through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France to its maiden flight in autumn 2014. The video also highlights the “Xtra” that makes the difference for this Airbus next-generation widebody jetliner – including its spacious and comfortable cabin, use of advanced composite materials along with the aircraft’s highly-efficient and quiet Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.
This video compilation highlights key steps in the Airbus A350 XWB programme that led up to delivery of the first customer aircraft – which was received by Qatar Airways during a ceremony on 22 December 2014. These milestones include the programme’s launch, production activities for the new-generation jetliner, the first flight and test campaign, certification and more.