Aerolia, once Airbus, delivers nose section for first A350

a350 nose.jpg The nose section has been loaded on to aircraft MSN001, the first A350 XWB, by Aerolia at its Méaulte, France facility onto a heavily modified A300-600ST Beluga.

The structure is the “face” of the new long-range jetliner from Airbus, which will enter final assembly before the end of the year.

The construction of the nose section, which is a metal-composite hybrid structure, is made up of 40% composites, 55% aluminium/aluminium-lithium and 5% titanium.

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