Airbus has completed the wing-fuselage junction and has installed the tailplane and tailcone on Air Mauritius’ first A350-900, which is on schedule to deliver in the fourth quarter. According to Airbus, the aircraft is in the next assembly station for structural completion such as the installation of winglets, ground testing of mechanical, electrical and avionics systems. Next steps will include in particular cabin completion, engine installation, painting and flight tests. Air ...

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