Airbus A350

The Trent 900EP2 is the new-build standard for the engine that is to power the Airbus A380.
Jul 15, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Rolls’ engines gain valuable percents in fuel burn, while development of Trent 1000-TEN for Boeing 787-10 continues.
A GKN technician at an electron beam melting (EBM) machine, which permits toolless additive manufacturing that can create solid titanium objects–such as wing ribs from powder–rapidly and cost-effectively. Below, a GKN technician works on a composite spar assembly of a rear trailing edge.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:50 AM
GKN is focusing on technology insertion for various programs while further developing its additive manufacturing expertise.
Jul 14, 2014 - 1:15 AM
It seems to be a question not of if but of when Airbus will confirm that it will develop a new, updated version of the A330, with a new engine.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:10 AM
787-9 debuts at Farnborough show as Boeing challenges Airbus to defend its A350 strategy.
Jul 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Airbus attempts to head off 777X threat with “on plan” A350-1000.
Jul 12, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Rolls-Royce has introduced new manufacturing techniques at Washington facility.
R-R claims the Trent XWB’s advanced compressor aerodynamics deliver module weight savings of 15 percent through blisk technology.
Jul 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Despite order cancellation by Emirates of A350XWBs, and moves away from A350-800, Rolls-Royce retains confidence in its Trent XWB engines and the program.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:14 AM
Airbus expects to have received EASA type certification for the A350 by the end of September.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:12 AM
The European manufacturer hopes to limit cabin furnishing options for the twin-aisle A350XWB twinjet in order to keep final-assembly lines flowing.
During pre-certification testing, the Airbus A350XWB  twin-aisle twinjet underwent water ingestion trials on a long military runway at Istres, France, that also is used for high- and maximum-energy rejected takeoff work.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:10 AM
Airbus is starting to fully engage with customers for the A350XWB as it nears first delivery to Qatar Airways toward the end of this year.