(Video) Airbus A350 XWB, "touch-and-go" in Scotland

During Wednesday, 16 November, 2016, an aircraft of the type Airbus A350 XWB operated a "touch-and-go”On the runway of Stornoway airport. The aircraft belongs to the Airbus test fleet, and the airport is located on Lewis Island, Scotland.

Airbus A350 XWB, "touch-and-go" in Scotland


The touch-and-go procedure is common among pilots. In the example above, it is clear that it was a training procedure. The aircraft only reached the runway with the rear train and then gained altitude, the engines being fully engineered.

It was chosen Stornoway Airport for strong shear winds, which impede any type of aircraft.

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