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JAL and Airbus sign first-ever order

For more than half a century, Boeing has been the top provider of commercial aircraft to Japanese airlines, with Japan being one of the largest single-country international markets in dollar value for Boeing. Over the past 50 years, Japanese carriers ordered approximately 900 Boeing jetliners and Japan Airlines (JAL) has purchased more Boeing 747 aircraft […]

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Airbus A350XWB, A380 and A330 in formation

Airbus’ next-generation A350XWB joined the A330 and A380 in the sky as the company’s modern widebody family flew together for the first time from Toulouse, France on September 19, 2013, before continuing on separate flight test missions. Across all its aircraft families, both widebody and single-aisle, Airbus’ design approach ensures that the aircraft share the […]

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First A350 XWB emerges for outdoor testing

  The first Airbus A350 XWB (eXtra Wide Body) recently completed successfully a series of indoor ground tests including stability tests on ‘movable’ elements such as rudder, elevators, ailerons and wing spoilers and landing gears extraction/retraction. Next steps will include three planned families of tests: Fuel tanks testing—including levels, flows, sealing and internal fuel transfer […]

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