Airbus Targets Aggressive A350 Maintenance Plan
For the A350, Airbus is targeting a 10% reduction in direct maintenance costs compared to the rival Boeing 787-9, and as much as 40% against the 777-200ER. The A350's airframe is 53% carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), along with 14% titanium. As a result, Airbus notes that maintenance tasks...
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