Airbus has put its new A350 XWB twinjet through its entire flight envelope and tested all key systems, as it prepares to fly its second test aircraft in September. MSN1, which first flew on June 14, has now completed 92 flight test hours. Airbus said MSN1, which will be used for handling qualities evaluation, the natural icing campaign, systems and powerplant testing, has performed well during the initial handling and behavior trials. “This early phase of test flights has ...

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