Airbus has moved the A350-900 static test airframe from its final assembly hall at Toulouse across the airport to the L34 static test building. The airframe will be put into a rig in advance of about one year of static testing, which will include ultimate-load evaluations and margin research. The static test airframe is for the first A350 to have undergone final assembly. One other airframe, MSN001, is in the final assembly jigs in the Roger Beteille hall. MSN001 will be the first A350 to ...

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