Airbus has launched detailed technical studies into further stretching the A350, program head Didier Evrard said today. The current studies center on how much additional engineering work would be needed for the aircraft’s structure and systems to allow the fuselage to be extended beyond that of the A350-1000, a stretched version of the baseline A350-900. Earlier this month, at the Istat Europe conference in Barcelona Airbus Chief Operating Officer-Customers John Leahy confirmed for ...

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