Today’s naming of the newly-inaugurated A350 XWB Final Assembly Line after Roger Béteille has brought special recognition to one of the Airbus founders and a visionary whose decisions were key to the company’s original successes.
Airbus continued its excellence in widebody aircraft with today’s inauguration of the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line – an event that occurred 40 years after the maiden flight of its game-changing A300, which put the company on track to becoming a world-leading commercial airliner manufacturer.
Facility named after Airbus pioneer and founding father, Roger Béteille
The A350 XWB is designed to provide highly efficient and eco-friendly service for its airline customers, and the new Airbus final assembly line that builds these aircraft has been developed with the same philosophy.
Located near its Toulouse, France headquarters, Airbus introduced many environmenta...
The vertical tail plane of the first flyable A350 XWB (MSN1) has just come out of the paint hall in Toulouse sporting the well-known Airbus blue and white livery. This is the first A350 XWB component to be painted in the Airbus livery.
The 10 metre tall, composite vertical tail plane is produ...
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