Airbus Beluga XL in operational service

VIDEO – BELUGA XL IN OPERATIONAL SERVICE – SUPPORTING AIRBUS’ PRODUCTION RAMP-UP WITH A ‘SMILE’

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – The next-generation Airbus Beluga XL begins regular operations in facilitating Airbus’ production ramp-up across the company’s commercial aircraft programmes. The Beluga XL (officially an A330-743L) is a large transport aircraft based on the Airbus A330 passenger aircraft. The #BelugaXL entered service with Airbus Transport on January 9, 2020 to replace the Airbus Beluga and made its first flight on July 19, 2018. … Continue reading VIDEO – BELUGA XL IN OPERATIONAL SERVICE – SUPPORTING AIRBUS’ PRODUCTION RAMP-UP WITH A ‘SMILE’

Airbus congratulates Boeing with first flight of 777X

AIRBUS CONGRATULATES BOEING WITH MAIDEN FLIGHT OF THE 777X

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Airbus has congratulated Boeing on Twitter with the first flight of the 777X. The test aircraft of the brand new Boeing 777-9 conducted the successful first flight on Saturday during a 3 hour and 51 minute flight in the skies over Washington state. The 777X took off at 10:11 AM (PST) from Paine Field and landed safely at 14:00 PM at Boeing … Continue reading AIRBUS CONGRATULATES BOEING WITH MAIDEN FLIGHT OF THE 777X

Airbus ATTOL test flight

VIDEO – AIRBUS DEMONSTRATES FIRST FULLY AUTOMATIC VISION-BASED TAKEOFF

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based takeoff last month at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France, using an Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft. The test crew – consisting of 2 pilots, 2 flight test engineers and 1 test flight engineer – the ATTOL-system – Autonomous Taxiing, Takeoff and Landing. The A350 took off at around 10:15 AM local time on December 18, … Continue reading VIDEO – AIRBUS DEMONSTRATES FIRST FULLY AUTOMATIC VISION-BASED TAKEOFF

Aeroflot reveales its first A350 with new livery

FIRST AEROFLOT AIRBUS A350 ROLLS OUT OF THE PAINT SHOP REVEALING THE AIRLINE’S NEW LIVERY

TOULOUSE – Aeroflot – Russia’s flag carrier – has revealed its new livery with its first Airbus A350, which rolled out of the paint shop on Monday at Toulouse Airport in France. The airline will fly soon with the A350-900XWB. Aeroflot has a total of 15 A350 aircraft on order. Compared to the old Aeroflot livery, less silver gray is used in the airline’s new … Continue reading FIRST AEROFLOT AIRBUS A350 ROLLS OUT OF THE PAINT SHOP REVEALING THE AIRLINE’S NEW LIVERY

Nordwind Airlines Airbus A321 hard landing at Antalya Airport damaged landing gear

AN AIRBUS A321’S LANDING GEAR WAS BADLY DAMAGED DURING A HARD LANDING AT ANTALYA AIRPORT

ANTALYA, TURKEY – An Russian A321 from Nordwind Airlines made a very hard landing at Antalya Airport in Turkey on Friday, damaging the nose gear, which partially penetrated the cabin, just behind the cockpit. Nobody was injured. The Airbus A321 with registration VQ-BRS, had just arrived from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport in Russia. It is unclear why Flight N41801 ended with such a hard landing. According … Continue reading AN AIRBUS A321’S LANDING GEAR WAS BADLY DAMAGED DURING A HARD LANDING AT ANTALYA AIRPORT

EXTREME SHORT LANDING OF THE AIRBUS BELUGA XL DURING ITS FIRST VISIT TO THE UK

VIDEO – EXTREME SHORT LANDING OF THE AIRBUS BELUGA XL DURING FIRST VISIT TO UK

Watch in this awesome video from Youtuber Topfelya how the Airbus Beluga XL performs an incredible short landing during its first visit to the UK. The Beluga XL is a transport aircraft, used by Airbus to fly aircraft parts to airports across Europe. The remarkable aircraft made its first flight on 19 July 2018, and received its type certification on 13 November 2019. It’s a … Continue reading VIDEO – EXTREME SHORT LANDING OF THE AIRBUS BELUGA XL DURING FIRST VISIT TO UK

Airbus Bird of Prey

AN AIRBUS INNOVATION: ‘BIRD OF PREY’ AIRCRAFT, INSPIRED BY NATURE

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Earlier this year, at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) airshow in England, Airbus already revealed a conceptual airliner design that looks pretty much like a bird, a bird of prey to be precise. Airbus now released a video on Thursday of the aircraft, designed as a hybrid-electric, turbo-propeller aircraft for regional air transportation with a hybrid-electric propulsion, active control systems and … Continue reading AN AIRBUS INNOVATION: ‘BIRD OF PREY’ AIRCRAFT, INSPIRED BY NATURE

Airbus Formation Flight

SUCCESSFUL WEEK FOR AIRBUS AT DUBAI AIRSHOW 2019

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Last week’s Dubai Airshow 2019, which was held on November 17-21, was very successful for Airbus. The European aircraft manufacturer announced new business for its widebody and single-aisle commercial jetliners while unveiling exciting initiatives aligned with the company’s commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. During the 5-day event low-cost carrier Air Arabia placed an order for 120 single-aisle A320 … Continue reading SUCCESSFUL WEEK FOR AIRBUS AT DUBAI AIRSHOW 2019

Delta A330neo

FIRST AIRBUS A330neo DELIVERED TO DELTA AIRLINES

TOULOUSE – After receiving the 12,000th Airbus aircraft earlier this year, Delta Air Lines has received the first of 35 ordered A330neos on May 24, 2019. Delta ordered the longest version, the A330-900, which can accommodate 281 passengers. The A330neo should gradually replace the Boeing 767 on distant flights. The A330neo made its first flight on October 19, 2017. New fuel-efficient engines are the most … Continue reading FIRST AIRBUS A330neo DELIVERED TO DELTA AIRLINES