A350 XWB Magazine Issue 5

A350 XWB Magazine Issue 5

Airbus Industries is please to inform you that their A350 XWB Magazine issue 5 is out. In the months between its initial flight in October and the end of 2013, the A350 XWB MSN003 continued to accumulate flight test hours. And during that time, all of its flights began and ended at its home in Toulouse, France. But that’s all changed in the first few...

Airbus Starts A320neo

Airbus Starts A320neo

Airbus has started final assembly of the first A320neo at its Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse (France), with the join-up of the forward and aft fuselage sections which recently arrived from St. Nazaire in France and Hamburg in Germany respectively. Once this phase is completed, the next stage is the wing to fuselage join-up. Overall it takes about one...

A350 XWB test fleet doubles size

A350 XWB test fleet doubles size

The A350 XWB flight test aircraft, MSN2 and MSN4, have both taken to the skies above Toulouse, France today for their respective first flights, bringing the total number of A350 XWBs now flying from two to four. To date, the first two A350 XWB test aircraft to fly, MSN1 and MSN3, have already performed close to 1100 flight test hours out of the programme’s...

Skymark Airlines A380

Skymark Airlines A380

Following the completion of its structural assembly, Skymark Airlines first A380 made its first journey on its wheels, moving to the next station at the Final Assembly Line in Toulouse. At this “station 30” Skymark Airlines’ first A380 will undergo general tests on electric and hydraulic systems, mobile parts, landing gears and fuel tanks. Also, the aircraft’s...

Aerolíneas Argentinas A332 Order

Aerolíneas Argentinas A332 Order

Airbus and Aerolíneas Argentinas are pleased to inform you about the order of new A330 Series. Aerolíneas Argentinas has signed a purchase agreement for four Airbus A330-200s to renew and consolidate their widebody fleet. Aerolíneas Argentinas will announce the engine selection at a later date. Argentina’s flagship carrier will deploy the new A330 aircraft for...