On track with programme schedule
When the first A350 XWB to fly, known as MSN1, makes its maiden flight, an international crew of six will be on board, comprising two Flight Test Pilots, one Test Flight Engineer and three Flight Test Engineers.
Two test pilots and the project test flight engineer will be located in the cockpit:
Paves the way for A350 XWB’s first flight
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...