The new Airbus A330neo continues the tests, taking important steps towards entering the commercial service
2 Airbus A330neo aircraft are part of the ground and air test fleet, which contribute important steps towards the certification of A330neo (Next Generation) aircraft and their entry into commercial service. They accumulated over 700 flight hours in 200 flight hours.
Airbus comes with a refresh at the famous A330 aircraft range. In the fall of last year, the first A330neo operated the inaugural flight successfully. Currently, the new A330neo are undergoing certification testing.
The new Airbus A330neo
2 Airbus A330neo aircraft have collected over 700 flight hours over 200 flights since April 10 and so far. The tests included flights from -27 ° C, in Kazakhstan, to + 37 ° C, in Mexico. Also in the test program was included a flight to Bolivia, at the airport at 2400 meters altitude.
The new generation of A330neo aircraft comes to complement the wide range of Airbus products, which can carry from 140 to 550 of passengers. It starts with the A320neo family (A320neo, A320neo and A321neo), continues with A330neo (A330-800 and A330-900), A350 XWB (A350-900 and A350-XXUM).
A330neo aircraft are powered by high-power Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The planes have a larger wingspan, which are also provided with Sharklets. It incorporates the Airspace cabin, plus common elements with the A350 XWB.