Airbus’ first A321XLR has successfully accomplished its first flight.


The aircraft took off from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport at 11:05 hrs CEST for a test flight which lasted approximately four hours and 35 minutes.
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A321XLR

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Flight material for the event


On this dedicated space, you will be able to find all the materials and the latest news about the first flight
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Key documents

Airbus product sheets, backgrounders, and other documents

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The story of the making of the A321XLR 


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Commercial Aircraft
Virtual flight-test campaign and lab test paving way for A321XLR’s first flight
The construction and equipment installation phases for the three A321XLR flight-test aircraft are rapidly nearing completion in the FAL in Hamburg before the first of these – MSN11000 – will be handed over to the flight-test team in the very near future. In parallel, ground based testing campaigns are in full swing at various Airbus sites to prepare for the start of the flight-test and certification programmes.
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Commercial Aircraft
First A321XLR development aircraft undergoes final assembly
The very first A321XLR flight test aircraft, MSN11000, took a major step forward this week in becoming reality. This is the first of three planned development aircraft which will perform the flight testing and Type Certification programme -- starting in 2022, to pave the way for series production and entry into service in 2023.
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Commercial Aircraft
Airbus starts the assembly of its first A321XLR front fuselage
Less than two months after the start of structural assembly of the rear & centre fuselages in Germany, Airbus teams are taking another significant production step with the structural assembly and system equipment of the nose and front fuselages at its Saint-Nazaire facility in Western France.
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Airbus starts the structural assembly of its 1st A321XLR
Airbus teams have reached a significant milestone in the making of the first A321XLR - production has started in Germany with the structural assembly of the Centre and Rear fuselages.
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Airbus teams accomplish the first A321XLR centre wing box
Airbus teams have reached an important milestone in the production of the A321XLR with the delivery to Hamburg of the first centre wing box.
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A321XLR demonstrator testing teams fine tune production maturity across the sites
Commercial Aircraft
A321XLR demonstrator testing teams fine tune production maturity across the sites
The assets for the first A321XLR are being built and the major component production lines are taking shape across the various sites in the UK, Germany and France.
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The making of the A321XLR
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