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Airbus to bring back lithium-ion batteries on A350

Airbus to bring back lithium-ion batteries on A350

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus Group will bring back lithium-ion batteries to its A350-900 from 2016 after removing the more advanced power sources from early production jets following defects on models used in Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner. The European planemaker will switch back from less-advanced nickel-cadmium batteries picked for the earlier planes, which won certification from the European Aviation […]

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Airbus A350 XWB – 5 Aircraft Formation Flight

Airbus A350 XWB – 5 Aircraft Formation Flight

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE. Five Airbus A350-900 aircraft take to the skies for a short formation flight display to celebrate launching of the […]

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Airbus A350-900 receives EASA Type Certification

Airbus A350-900 receives EASA Type Certification

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The world’s latest generation commercial airliner, the A350-900, has received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on 30th September 2014. The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification will follow shortly. The EASA A350-900 Type Certificate was signed by EASA’s Executive Director, Patrick Ky. The […]

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Airbus seen set to win A350 certification this week

Airbus seen set to win A350 certification this week

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus looks set to win European safety certification for its newest airliner, the A350, on Tuesday, people familiar with the plans said. The stamp of approval will allow Europe’s newest wide-body jetliner to enter service once the first production model has been tested and delivered to launch customer Qatar Airways, which the companies expect to […]

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Airbus Raises Jet demand Forecast, Sees China Growth

Airbus Raises Jet demand Forecast, Sees China Growth

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus raised its 20-year forecast for jet demand on Wednesday, citing growth in emerging markets, with China on the brink of becoming the world’s aviation powerhouse. The European planemaker said it saw strong demand for wide-body long-distance jets as airport constraints force airlines to upgrade from smaller planes on some routes, and said it might […]

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787 and A350 airline operators will open up new Europe-US routes – Despite Resistance

787 and A350 airline operators will open up new Europe-US routes – Despite Resistance

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The development of the new generation wide body aircraft such as Boeing’s 787 and Airbus’ A350 may soon lead to direct services from European hubs to a growing number of secondary cities in North America. The EU-US Open Skies agreement opened up the market to a large degree, but hub economics mean that most EU […]

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A Tale of Two Planes : Boeing 787 and Airbus A350

A Tale of Two Planes : Boeing 787 and Airbus A350

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two biggies of aviation, Boeing and Airbus . are always trying to outdo each other in the battle of innovation. Their rivalry has been so aggressive that it’s even led to a nasty war of words. One such epic clash involves the revolutionary Boeing 787 and the groundbreaking Airbus A350. These aircraft are the […]

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The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet: An Analysis

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined. Flightglobal’s latest annual airliner census – a breakdown of the […]

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Countdown to Delivery: The Airbus A350

Countdown to Delivery: The Airbus A350

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

With airlines always looking for the latest technology to attract customers and improve fuel efficiency, the rivalry between Airbus Group and Boeing continues as a premier tech competition. Boeing grabbed the spotlight with the launch of its 787 Dreamliner but Airbus is now ready to strike back with the A350 and its iterations aimed at […]

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Airbus A350, A Boeing Dreamliner Rival, Completes World Tour, Last Step To Certification

Airbus A350, A Boeing Dreamliner Rival, Completes World Tour, Last Step To Certification

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Airbus A350, the world’s newest wide-body commercial aircraft, just completed an important step in its certification process by finishing a 20-day, 14-stop journey that took the $295 million jet around the world in 180 flight hours. “We are set for the Type Certification in the coming weeks, as planned,” Fernando Alonso, senior vice president […]

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