Production on a key component in the A350 XWB’s initial horizontal tail plane has begun, marking a new industrial milestone for Airbus’ new-generation widebody jetliner family.
Leasing company sees surge in demand for larger aircraft models
Airbus and engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce have entered into an agreement to develop an enhanced version of the A350-1000 – the largest member of Airbus’ next-generation A350 XWB Family – featuring a higher-thrust Rolls-Royce Trent XWB turbofan. To deliver up to 97,000 lbs. of thrust on takeoff, thi...
More powerful Trent XWB engine improves A350-1000’s payload-range for worldwide coverage
Airbus has received the initial main landing gear set for its A350 XWB, which is to be installed on the next-generation jetliner’s system test rig – along with the first nose landing gear received last month – in Filton, UK. This upcoming industrial milestone will clear the way for testing to demons...
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