Airbus has completed the first test flight of its first aircraft built in the US, an A321 to be delivered to JetBlue Airways this spring. The aircraft, produced at Airbus’s Mobile, Alabama A320 family final assembly plant, took off from Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM) at 9:36 am local time on March 21 and headed south, where it circled over the Gulf of Mexico performing a number of system tests and checks. It returned to BFM after a 3 hr. and 26 min. flight. According to Airbus, the ...

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