Airbus has begun assembling wings for the first A350-1000 at Broughton, North Wales, according to a statement by the European manufacturer. Airbus said the A350-1000 wing has the same span of the A350-900 that is already in service, but 90% of the parts have been modified and the trailing edge has been extended to resize the wing for the additional payload and range. The A350 XWB wing—at 32 meters long by six meters wide—is the largest single part made from carbon fiber ...

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