Airbus has rolled out the first painted A350 XWB (MSN001) at its paint shop in Toulouse, France. The manufacturer said the aircraft painting was achieved in less than seven days and follows the recent completion of MSN001’s flight-test-instrumentation verification. Over the past few months, the aircraft underwent installation of Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines and passed an intensive phase of ground vibration tests. MSN001 will soon start the final tests before its maiden flight ...

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