Airbus assembling shell parts for new A350 plane

Oct 25, 2011 | 03:58 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  Airbus, A350, XWB, Spirit AeroSystems, Dreamliner, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Airbus SAS has reached two more milestones on production of its new A350 XWB (extra-wide body) airliner.

The European aircraft maker has begun assembly of the A350’s first horizontal tailplane in Getafe, Spain, it said. The primary structure of the tailplane will span nearly 56 feet.....





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