Airbus A350-1000 has completed the tests to reduce noise
During the period 27 March - 5 April 2017, the Airbus A350-1000 (MSN065) operated noise tests at the Morón Air Force Base, Spain.
On 5 April, the aircraft Airbus A350-1000 (MSN065) successfully completed the tests to reduce noise. They were made at the base Morón Air Force, Spain. Noise tests are required for aircraft type certification.
Various instruments were installed around the base, which had the role of measuring the noise level produced by the aircraft engines. Airbus A350-1000 at take-off and landing. The sensors also measured the sound impact of the APU.
Airbus A350-1000 has completed the tests
The first results confirm that the Airbus A350-1000 is a silent aircraft, under the limits imposed by the European and American authorities (EASA CS-36 and FAA Part 36). A350-1000 will be a quiet "neighbor" for the communities around the airports.
Currently, 3 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft (MSN059, MSN071 and MSN065) are ground and air tested according to the standard certification process. A350-1000 is the newest member of the Airbus widebody family. Together with A330neo, it offers multiple advantages in operation, low noise and increased long-range transport capability.
A350-1000 is the largest aircraft in the A350 XWB family, having the possibility to carry more passengers with 40 than A350-900. Also, the A350-1000 has a modified wing, the six-wheel landing gear (similar to the Boeing 777) and the most powerful Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines.
To date, 12 customers from five continents have placed orders for a total of 211 A350-1000 aircraft.