July 4, 2017
Zhukovsky, July 3. The wide-body Airbus A350-900 will perform demonstration flights within the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. That was officially announced by the aircraft design company.
On July 18-19, in the first two days of the exhibition,the aircraft with the serial number MSN002 will be presented at the static exposition. The liner has a unique livery, symbolizing the widespread use of composite materials in its design and is equipped with a passenger cabin.
Earlier, the aircraft participated in certification tests within the inspection of all cabin systems. Now, itkeeps performing flights within the framework of the liner improvement programme.
The 13thInternational Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 will be held on July 18-23, 2017. Venue is the fly ground of Gromov Flight Research Institute, Zhukovsky, Moscow Region. The organizers of the event are the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and RostecСorporation. The official sponsor of the exhibition is Avaisalon JSC.
The A350-900 represents a new generation of wide-body aircraft, which began commercial operation in January 2015. As of today, 12 airlines have the A350-900 in their flying stock. The first company to order the A350-900 was Aeroflot – Russian Airlines. The total number of firm orders for aircraft of A350 family amounted to 851.