langue en AIRBUS - 03/10/2014

A350 XWB: development phase leading to type certification

The A350-900 type certification, granted on 30 September 2014 (on time, cost and quality), is a major milestone in the life of the A350 XWB programme.

It paves the way to the delivery of the first customer aircraft, to Qatar Airways in Q4 2014.With five test aircraft accumulating more than 2,600 flight hours in 14.5 months, Airbus has created and completed one of the industry?s most thorough test programmes ever developed for a jetliner.