First Long Range A321 Completes Maiden Flight

Powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines, the first A321LR is now set to undergo an extensive test programme, including transatlantic crossings. “Thanks to its outstanding performance and unbeatable efficiency, the A321LR will allow our customers to perform flights of up to 4,000nm, allowing them to open new routes – for example transatlantic - [...]


Huge Airbus Satellite Field Now In Production

The giant aerospace and defence manufacturer has started building a mega-network of satellites, alongside partner OneWeb. The final number could eventually total 2000 with the aim of delivering broadband connectivity from space to every corner of the planet. Such large demand in production has borne a change in the manufacturing process itself. [...]

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