Airbus Expands A350 Test Flight Programme with MSN2 and MSN4

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Thursday, 27 February 2014

[HD videos below] The Airbus A350 XWB flight test aircraft, MSN2 and MSN4, have both took to the skies above Toulouse, France on Wednesday for their respective first flights, bringing the total number of A350 XWBs now flying from two to four.

To date, the first two A350 XWB test aircraft to fly, MSN1 and MSN3, have already performed close to 1100 flight test hours out of the programmes total 2500 hours planned for certification.

MSN2, with a special carbon inspired livery, will be the first A350 XWB test aircraft to feature a full passenger cabin.

Such a feature allows Airbus to start testing and validating all the cabin and passenger related systems.

As part of these cabin tests, MSN2 will carry the first A350 XWB passengers during the Early Long Flights (ELF) in spring.

Airbus A350-900 XWB MSN 3 Flying Display Practice at Singapore Airshow 2014 - HD

Airbus A350 XWB MSN3 Flying Display 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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