Airbus is assembling the main airframe sections of China Airline’s first A350 XWB at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France, as a 2016 third-quarter delivery date approaches. The main airframe section assembly involves building the wing-fuselage junction, and installing the tailplane and tailcone. The aircraft will then be moved to the next assembly station for structural completion, ground testing of mechanical, electrical and avionics systems, and then the start of cabin ...

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