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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 8, 2015 - 7:10 AM
Improved systems to enable more precise navigation
Nov 8, 2015 - 7:00 AM
The new L410NG from the Czech Republic’s Aircraft Industries features the new GE H-85 turboprop engine
Nov 8, 2015 - 12:55 AM
Comac won’t say when in 2016 it now plans to conduct the first flight of the delayed C919
Group of men
Nov 8, 2015 - 12:50 AM
There is a large regional presence beyond Gulf ‘Big Three,’ and it’s increasing all the time.
Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engine
Nov 7, 2015 - 3:00 PM
The XWB-97 will power the Airbus A350-1000
Nov 7, 2015 - 8:00 AM
It remains to be seen whether UAC's efforts to make wetleasing Superjets easy will turn into firm orders, as it hopes.
Troy Lambeth
Nov 7, 2015 - 3:30 AM
New GEnx and GP7200 Engines Add to Offering
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:15 AM
Middle East carriers face an abundance of choice among new generation narrowbody jets.
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Emirates will take delivery of three A380s in one month in December, while its flight cadre to quadruple to 16,000 pilots over the next two decades.
Nov 7, 2015 - 1:00 AM
Russia and the UK suspended flights to and from Egypt while awaiting the findings of an investigation into the October 31 crash of a Metrojet A321.