Airbus announced on the eve of the Farnborough Airshow it has begun production of the A320neo family, making the first metal cut on the first engine pylon component at its Saint-Eloi pylon and nacelle factory in Toulouse. The new pylon, the structure that holds the engine to the wing, retains high commonality with the existing A320’s pylon design, while also incorporating more titanium as well as some advanced architectures developed for the A380 pylon, according to an Airbus ...

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