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  • PICTURE: A350 rejects take-off at maximum energy


    ​Airbus has carried out a maximum-energy rejected take-off with its A350-900 at the Istres base, final major test prior to certification.


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  • PICTURE: A350 rejects take-off at maximum energy


    ​Airbus has carried out a maximum-energy rejected take-off with its A350-900 at the Istres base, final major test prior...


  • Snecma readies Silvercrest for first flight


    ​Snecma is making the final preparations for first flight of its new Silvercrest 11,450lb thrust-class business jet...


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  • PICTURE: A350 rejects take-off at maximum energy

    News | 22 Jul 2014 10:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus has carried out a maximum-energy rejected take-off with its A350-900 at the Istres base, final major test prior to certification.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-A350-rejects-take-off-at-maximum-energy-401844/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Maximum-energy abort awaits A350

    News | 15 Jul 2014 16:15 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is aiming to perform a maximum-energy rejected take-off with the A350-900 over the next few days, one of the riskiest tests undertaken for a new aircraft type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Maximum-energy-abort-awaits-A350-401576/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Airbus details A350 route-proving

    News | 15 Jul 2014 13:10 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus is preparing to take the A350-900 on an extensive series of route-proving flights as one of the final phases of testing before certification in September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Airbus-details-A350-route-proving-401542/
  • A350 support costs weigh on Airbus first quarter

    News | 13 May 2014 07:21 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus turned in first-quarter earnings of €527 million ($725 million), compared with €608 million last year, partly as a result of A350 support costs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A350-support-costs-weigh-on-Airbus-first-quarter-399176/
  • Snecma readies Silvercrest for first flight

    News | 29 Apr 2014 10:58 | Dominic Perry

    ​Snecma is making the final preparations for first flight of its new Silvercrest 11,450lb thrust-class business jet engine with the powerplant already installed aboard a Gulfstream II flying testbed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Snecma-readies-Silvercrest-for-first-flight-398684/
  • UK, French air forces hail success of Capable Eagle

    News | 22 Oct 2013 15:07

    British and French commanders have hailed the success of a bilateral air combat exercise staged from a UK base on 7-17 October for strengthening a so-called “entente cordiale” between the nations’ armed forces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-French-air-forces-hail-success-of-Capable-Eagle-392003/