First new-built A320 jetliner equipped with sharklet wingtip devices. Courtesy, Airbus Airbus has rolled out the first new-build A320 with sharklets from its Toulouse facility. The aircraft, MSN 5098, will be one of several A320 family aircraft in the certification flight-test campaign starting in May, which lasts around 600 flight hr., Airbus said. Airbus completed the first flight of its fuel-saving sharklet wing-tip devices on the company’s A320 development aircraft (MSN ...

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