Airbus A350-1000 While Taxiing Taxiway


Airbus A350-1000

Airbus A350-1000 while taxiing on taxiway. The photo taken by Clement Alloing at Airbus Facility in Toulouse. Photo shown the composite-style livery. As if the aircraft is fully made from composite. Yes it is, the aircraft is partly made of composite. It is about 53% of aircraft structure made from light weight material.

As we all know, Airbus A350-1000 is the longer variant of Airbus A350-900. They stretched so it 74 meters long. In typical seating configuration within three classes. Airlines could fit up to 366 passengers. Although it fit much passengers, the aircraft still can fly up to 8,000 nautical miles. It is nearly 15,000 km of flight range.

Thanks to Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engine. It has -1041 series code or Airbus A350-1041. Refers to Rolls-Royce as engine manufacturer. Per October 2016, Airbus have been receiving nearly 200 orders for -1000.  Might the launch customer for -1000 will be Qatar Airways again. The carrier also be the launch customer for the Airbus A350-900 XWB.
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