Extreme Environment Testing For Airbus A350 XWB

Flight testing for the new Airbus A350 XWB is even more intense due to first livery and finishing its aircraft.

Airbus tests four prototype of Airbus A350 XWB, in total they have 1,600 flight hours in 350 flights. The testing is on hurry since certification is necessary to be finished as soon as possible. Airbus states all of certification and testing process are to be done on October 2014. Then Airbus A350 XWB is on service in last quarter of 2014.

Airbus A350 XWB While Taxiing

Airbus A350 XWB While Taxiing

Currently, Airbus A350 XWB (extra wide body) is testing its capabilities on extreme weather at McKinley Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Extreme weather and environment can damage aircraft systems and cabin interior installations. This test is examine whether A350 can survive and sustain its systems at normal condition in extreme environment during flight operation.

Airbus A350 XWB are have same environment test in Middle East and Canada beforehand. Spokesman of Airbus states that they hope Airbus A350 XWB program can deliver superb aircraft without any major problems since first livery to their customer.





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