Third order from carrier for all-new Airbus mid-size widebody
Painting of the first A350 XWB “MSN001” was today fully completed as it emerged in its Airbus livery out from the paintshop in Toulouse. This latest milestone shows that MSN001 is progressing well on its route to first flight.
The aircraft painting was achieved in less than seven days and follows t...
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...