Airbus begins final assembly of first A330 with 242-tonne MTOW

Credit: Courtesy, Airbus
Airbus has begun the final assembly of its first A330 with the new 242 tonne maximum take-off-weight (MTOW) capability in Toulouse, France. According to Airbus, the aircraft is currently completing its structural assembly before the cabin integration phase and will be used for certification flight...
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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