(Video) Airbus A350-1000 successfully completed the first flight

(Video) Airbus A350-1000 successfully completed the first flight

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24 November 2016 will remain in the history of commercial aviation. First Airbus A350-1000 operated successfully the inaugural flight and took an important step towards certification.

Airbus A350-1000 - the first successful flight

Airbus A350-1000 (F-WMIL - MSN059) took off at 10: 42 from the Airbus base in Toulouse. After 4 hours and 18 minutes, at 15 local time: 00, the plane operated the first touchdown.

At the helm were test pilots, Hugues van der Stichel and Frank Chapman, and the flight engineer, Gérard Maisonneuve, oversaw the operations.

Powered by new engines Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97, the aircraft flew in southwestern France. During the flight, Patrick du Ché, Emanuele Costanzo and Stéphane Vaux monitored the flight parameters recorded by the flight instruments.

Airbus A350-1000 it was accompanied by a plane, from which some maneuvers were filmed and photographed, images that you could see in the article.

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