Harbin Hafei Composite Manufacturing Centre (HMC), a joint venture between Airbus and its Chinese partners, has begun delivering elevators for the A350 XWB program. COO Airbus China Rafael Gonzalez-Ripoll told ATW on the sidelines of the delivery ceremony Monday in Harbin that, “Our plan is to deliver four [A350] shipsets of elevators this year; this rate [will] increase to 12 in 2014 and 13 by 2017. At the end of the day, HMC will be the sole supplier for Airbus A350 ...

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