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November 30, 2016, 6:00 AM

Airbus Outlines A350-1000 Flight Test Plans

Three prototypes to fly 1,600 test hours

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Nov 11, 2015 - 6:48 AM
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Nov 10, 2015 - 1:15 PM
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Nov 10, 2015 - 1:12 PM
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Vietjet CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao
Nov 10, 2015 - 5:00 AM
The order is the third the low-cost carrier has placed with Airbus over the last two years.
Nov 10, 2015 - 4:46 AM
Final assembly of first prototype on track for year-end.