The last of the five Airbus A350 test aircraft took off for its first flight on Friday, June 20. The aircraft, MSN005, is the second that has a full passenger cabin and will be used for route proving flights and ETOPS certification. The test fleet has so far performed more than 2,000 flight hours. MSN002 is the other A350 with a passenger cabin installed. It has been used for simulated long-haul test flights from Toulouse with Airbus employees on board, and for demonstrations. The A350 is ...


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