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Coming together (at last) – final assembly of first A350

Much as the title suggests, Airbus’s newest airliner is slowly coming together at Toulouse and final assembly of the first aircraft has begun. Credit: Airbus

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Airbus bolts Trent XWB to flying testbed

Very much as the title of the post suggests: Airbus has mounted the first Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine to its A380 flying testbed as it gears up to launch the flight test campaign. With its 118-inch diameter fan, it’s fair to describe the engine, which will power the A350, as “quite big really”. Credit: Airbus

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A350 final assembly to begin “before end 2011″

Airbus has indicated a schedule slip for A350 development, no longer identifying the third quarter of 2011 as the date for commencing final assembly, instead stating only that it will begin before the end of the year. Continue reading…

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Image of the Week: Kelowna Flightcraft DC-10-30F

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 5 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Steelhead. His photo depicts the No. 2 engine Kelowna Flightcraft DC-10-30F C-GKFB. The photo was taken at Hamilton (YHM), Ontario in Canada. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as our […]

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A NASA airliner concept

Predicting what lies in store over the next 100 years of aviation is challenging. The framework for the near term (the next 20 or 30 years) is already in place, with new airliner programmes such as the Airbus A350, A380 and Boeing 787. And six teams are studying advanced airliner concepts for NASA. Advancements in military […]

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