Airbus announced Monday it opened its A350 landing gear systems test facility at its Filton site in the UK (ATW Daily News, Sept. 16, 2008). The €39 million ($54.4 million) site, which is responsible for the specification, procurement, aircraft integration and certification of all Airbus aircraft landing gear and associated systems, will begin testing A350 landing gear in mid-2011. It will house the landing gear systems integrated rigs, an avionics suite with test benches, a control ...

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