The A350 XWB flight test aircraft, MSN2 and MSN4, have both completed their first flights, bringing the total number of A350 XWBs now flying from two to four. To date, the first two A350 XWB test aircraft to fly, MSN1 and MSN3, have performed close to 1,100 flight test hours out of the program’s total 2,500 hours planned for certification. According to Airbus, MSN2, with its special “carbon” inspired livery, will be the first A350 XWB test aircraft to feature a full ...

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