Airbus A350 XWB MSN 4 completes water ingestion tests

Credit: Courtesy, Airbus
The Airbus A350 XWB, MSN 4 , has completed water ingestion testing to demonstrate its ability to operate on wet runways. During the tests, which were performed at Istres, France, Airbus said MSN 4 traveled through troughs containing at least 22 mm of water depth, at a variety of speeds, starting at...
Linda Blachly

Linda Blachly is Senior Associate Editor for Air Transport World and Aviation Week. She joined the company in July 2010 and is responsible for producing features for Air Transport World’s monthly magazine and engaging content for the She is based in the Washington DC office.

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