|Airbus A350 XWB. Photo: Airbus|
[Avionics Today 08-18-2014] The Airbus A350-900, a new widebody airliner, recently landed in Tolouse, France, completing a three-week, 14-city route proving tour. During the technical route proving tour, the aircraft must demonstrate readiness for airline operations on a global scale. While on its world tour, the MSN 005 flight test aircraft flew an estimated 81,000 nm/151,3000 km in 180 flight hours.