With the first flight today of A350 MSN005, the five-strong development fleet is now complete. Being the second passenger cabin-equipped A350 and tasked with route proving and ETOPS validation, MSN005 embodies the operationally definitive configuration for Type Certification duties. This milestone m...
A350 XWB test fleet now complete: ‘MSN005’ – the fifth and final flight-test aircraft takes to the skies
Focussing on engines and systems performance in hot weather conditions
With its historic takeoff from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport on June 14, 2013, the A350 XWB opened a new era in commercial aviation. One year later, Airbus’ four development A350 XWBs have logged nearly 2,000 hours aloft, placing the jetliner programme well on track for certification – and service ...
Airbus has unveiled a new, lightweight thin-panel version of the “stealthy” panel technology that enables buildings to be constructed nearer to runways, opening development opportunities on land at airports that has remained vacant due to potential interference with signals from instrument landing s...
Airbus confirms that Emirates Airline has decided to cancel its order of 70 A350 XWB aircraft*. The decision follows on-going discussions with the airline in light of their fleet requirement review, as demonstrated by their order of 50 additional A380 at the last Dubai Airshow and their continuous i...
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