A350 XWB wing arrives at Airbus’ final assembly line in Toulouse. Courtesy, Airbus Airbus has delivered the first wing for the A350 XWB to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France, from its Broughton, UK, site. Airbus said this first wing, which will not fly, is destined for the A350 XWB airframe used for static structural tests on the ground that all new aircraft undergo as part of their certification process. According to Airbus, the A350 XWB wing covers are 32 m. long ...

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