Artist’s rendering of an A350. Courtesy, Airbus. CAC Commercial Aircraft Co. on Wednesday in Beijing signed a contract with Airbus to become the sole supplier of A350 XWB spoilers and droop panels, a deal the European manufacturer said completes its pledge to allocate 5% of the next generation aircraft's production to China (ATW Daily News, Nov. 27, 2007). Carbon fiber-reinforced plastic will be used "extensively" on the A350's spoiler and droop panels, ...

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