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Airbus A350-900 MSN3 Arrives in Singapore; Rehearses Flying Display

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[HD videos below] The Airbus A350 XWB flight test aircraft - MSN3 - has landed in Singapore for the first time.

On Sunday afternoon, the eagerly anticipated, and extremely quiet A350-900, Airbus' response to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, rehearsed what will be its first ever airshow flying display when it takes to the skies in front of trade visitors at the Singapore Airshow 2014 on 11 and 12 February.

On its way to Singapore, MSN3 passed the milestone of the first 1,000 flight test hours for the A350 XWB programme since the first flight with MSN1 on 14 June 2013. Overall the five A350 flight test aircraft will fly 2,500 flight test hours in just over 12 months.

Currently two A350 XWB flight test aircraft flying, MSN1 and MSN3. Both aircraft are fitted with heavy test instrumentation and are successfully carrying out performance and systems evaluations in extreme environmental conditions.

MSN2 and MSN5 will be fitted with cabins and will carry out the Early Long Flights and Route Proving Flight later this year. MSN4 will be fitted with light flight test instrumentation and will perform external noise and lightening tests avionics development and certification testing. This aircraft will also be used to start the training for first customer pilots and maintenance teams.

Already during the first 1,000 flight test hours, in January 2014, MSN3 successfully completed high altitude trials in La Paz, Bolivia and cold weather trials in Iqaluit, Canada.

Airbus A350-900 XWB Flying Display Practice at Singapore Airshow 2014 - HD

Very First Airbus A350 XWB Flying Display at an airshow Anywhere in the world took place 11 February at the Singapore Airshow 2014

Exclusive Airbus A350 XWB Interview at Singapore Airshow 2014

Exclusive HD video interview about the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine which powers the elegant, and supremely quiet, Airbus A350-900 XWB. The interview, which took place at the Singapore Airshow 2014 on 11 February, is with Richard Hedges, Director Communications Civil Aerospace for Rolls-Royce.

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