The A330-200 freighter has received EASA Type Certification, Airbus said Friday, noting that certification was achieved for a payload capability of 70 tonnes, 1 tonne more than originally expected. The milestone followed "a very smooth and successful" 200-hr. flight test campaign performed by two aircraft, each covering one of the two engines on offer to power the freighter: Pratt & Whitney's PW4000 and Rolls-Royce's Trent 700 (ATWOnline, November 6, 2009). The -200F was certified ...

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