Lightning strike testing has been performed for the A350 XWB, completing a key required step in preparations for this next-generation Airbus jetliner’s maiden flight.
• Offering even more interior choices for A350 XWB operators
• EADS Sogerma to introduce a new seat model into the A350 XWB catalogue
• Joining Zodiac in enriching the A350 XWB’s Premium Economy Seating offer
Airbus has installed on the first flight-test A350 XWB (MSN001) its two flight-ready Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines and is also installing the new Honeywell HGT1700 auxiliary power unit (APU) at Airbus’ production facilities in Toulouse (France).
The new Trent engines were both received from UTC Aer...
The first A350 XWB – MSN001 – now showing its completed wings, has moved to its next phase of ground testing, from Roger Béteille A350 XWB FAL “Station 30” to the Clément Ader area “Station 18” in Toulouse. The aircraft is structurally complete and shows the installed winglets, belly fairing panels,...
Demand for nearly 10,000 new aircraft, including over 3,800 widebodies