A350 XWB aft fuselage in Toulouse. Courtesy, Airbus Airbus has delivered the aft fuselage for the A350 XWB static test airframe to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France. This final section of the fuselage will be assembled with the front and centre fuselage sections, which were joined up in early April (ATW Daily News, April 6). Assembled at Airbus’ site in Hamburg, Germany, the 20 meter long carbon fiber aft fuselage is made up of the rear fuselage barrel, produced at ...

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