Premium Aerotec, partner of Airbus, has completed the curing of the largest A350 XWB fuselage panel made from carbon fiber at its site in Nordenham, Germany. Airbus said the 93 sq. m. panel will undergo ultrasonic inspection, trimming and drilling prior to being joined with the other panels that together will become the forward fuselage. Airbus said it opted for large fuselage panels for the A350 XWB design as they can be tailored in terms of their thickness according to the different ...

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