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28 April 2011
28. April 2011 Commercial Aircraft

The A350 XWB’s first main landing gear set is delivered to Airbus

A350 XWB landing gear
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 demonstrate the system’s reliability and maturity, and also provide data for certification – particularly in the areas of extension-retraction, braking and steering.
A350 XWB landing gear

The A350 XWB landing gear in the Sir George White Building at Airbus, Filton, with from left, Robert Pimm, lead installation engineer, Chris Buckley, design engineer, Lee Poole, test engineer, and Steve Merrick, head of landing gear development and operations.

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