Airbus A350 XWB Gets the Thumbs up to Fly

The EASA A350–900 Type Certificate was signed was handed over to Airbus’ Executive Vice President Engineering, Charles Champion and Airbus’ A350 XWB Chief Engineer, Gordon McConnell.

Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO said;

Receiving the A350–900 Type Certification from EASA is a great achievement for Airbus and for all our partners who have contributed to designing, building and certificating this fantastic, new generation aircraft. The A350–900 is now ready to fly from the nest and be enjoyed by airlines and passengers, the A350 XWB embodies many extra innovative technologies which make all the difference in passenger comfort and airline efficiency.

The A350–900 Type Certification comes after successfully finishing a stringent programme of certification trials which has taken its airframe and systems well beyond their design limits to ensure all airworthiness criteria are fully met.

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  1. Hussain Asaad 4 years ago

    I wanna see air france using this plane 🙂

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  2. turbofanlover 4 years ago

    Very well done and congrats, Airbus! So far, so good!

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  3. Brian S 4 years ago

    Well done Airbus!

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  4. Gianni Versatile 4 years ago

    The Airbus A350 XWB is now certified. This aircraft is not only beautiful but also rock solid an I am sure it will have no trouble doing service without problems in the long term, unlike its close competitor… 🙂

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  5. CDG Spotter 4 years ago

    Can’t wait it comes to CDG!! 😀

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  6. beavertown2006 4 years ago

    Another great example demonstrates that Airbus is the best.

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  7. GigaWhat? LUCA5 4 years ago

    A350 is a awesome aircraft, can’t wait to see all the different airline liveries on this aircraft

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  8. bayguy69 4 years ago

    Congrats to Airbus!

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  9. Jamlidd 4 years ago

    Fantastic. Looking forward to seeing them in the sky!

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  10. daveangkl 4 years ago

    Looking forward to see singapore airlines a350

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  11. daveangkl 4 years ago

    Awesome! A350 is beginning commerical service

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