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A330neo takes to the skies

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Virtual prelude to the A330neo first flight

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Aircalin firms up order for two A320neos and two A330neos

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Airbus Corporate Jets wins new ACJ319neo order

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Airbus and early stage investor HAX launch a call for start-ups

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European laminar flow research takes a new step with Airbus’ BLADE Flight Lab

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Airbus’ “BLADE” laminar flow wing demonstrator makes first flight

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First titanium 3D-printed part installed into serial production aircraft

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Airbus Perlan Mission II Soars Into History

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Airbus appoints LUO Gang to lead new innovation centre in China

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A330neo ground-based simulator internal use
18 October 2017

A330neo ground-based simulator

Designated SX1, the A330neo ground-based simulator – which has been operated by A330neo flight crews at least once a week during much of 2017 – is located at Airbus’ headquarters facilities in Toulouse, France

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27 September 2017

City Airbus Urban Air Mobility

Airbus and early stage investor HAX launch a call for start-ups

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
26 September 2017

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight

The Airbus A340 Flight Lab’s first takeoff equipped with outer wing sections designed for highly smooth airflow over their surfaces. Known as natural laminar flow, such smoothed passage of air creates less drag than the airflow on traditional wings, potentially reducing fuel burn

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A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé
26 September 2017

A340 Laminar Flow BLADE Demonstrator First Flight

The Airbus A340 Flight Lab’s first takeoff equipped with outer wing sections designed for highly smooth airflow over their surfaces. Known as natural laminar flow, such smoothed passage of air creates less drag than the airflow on traditional wings, potentially reducing fuel burn

Airbus - Master Films - Hervé Goussé

Infographics (29)

A380plus Infographic June 2017
16 June 2017

A380plus Infographic June 2017

Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus”. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings.

easyJet_infographic_First A320neo delivery
14 June 2017

easyJet_infographic_First A320neo delivery

easyJet – which received its first of 130 A320neo aircraft on order in June 2017 – has grown to operate Europe’s largest A320 Family fleet and is also Europe’s largest customer for the NEO

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13 June 2017

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Videos (86)

 
19 October 2017

A330neo First Flight interviews

Learn more about the A330neo’s successful maiden flight – performed 19 October 2017 – in follow-up interviews with Airbus Commercial Aircraft Chief Operating Officer Tom Williams and Experimental Test Pilot Thomas Wilhelm.

 
19 October 2017

Highlights of the A330neo first flight

With a six-person test crew aboard, Airbus’ A330neo completes its four-hour maiden flight from Toulouse, France on 19 October 2017. The activity – conducted from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France – marks the start of this new-generation jetliner's flight test and certification campaign.

 
19 October 2017

In the making: Installing the no. 1 A330neo's engines

Ahead of its high-profile first flight on 19 October 2017, watch Airbus' no. 1 A330neo receive its Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines.

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26 September 2017

Airbus BLADE Makes First Flight Brolls

Toulouse, September 26th, 2017 – Airbus’ A340 laminar-flow “BLADE” test demonstrator aircraft (A340-300 MSN001) has made its successful maiden flight for the EU-sponsored Clean Sky “Blade” project. The aircraft, dubbed “Flight Lab”, took off from the Tarbes aerodrome in southern France at local time 11:00, and after a series of successful tests it landed at Airbus’ facilities in Toulouse Blagnac. The overall flight time was 3hrs/38mins.

 
06 July 2017

Innovation at Airbus: building the future of flight

Innovation has always been a part of Airbus’ DNA and we are focused on specific research and development areas that we believe are going to be the key drivers in building the future of flight. We’re using the core strength and capabilities of Airbus, plus an extended innovation ecosystem, to deliver our mission.

 
20 June 2017

Ahmed Safa - Skywise Interview

Ahmed Safa - Emirates Engineering Support Services

Documents (36)

Backgrounder - BLADE English      
Backgrounder - BLADE English
26 September 2017

Backgrounder - BLADE English

Backgrounder - BLADE English

Backgrounder - BLADE French      
Backgrounder - BLADE French
26 September 2017

Backgrounder - BLADE French

Backgrounder - Blade French

Backgrounder - BLADE Presentation      
Backgrounder - BLADE Presentation
25 September 2017

Backgrounder - BLADE Presentation

Backgrounder - BLADE Presentation

Press kits (5)

 
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