Tests cold aircraft Airbus A350 XWB


Tests cold aircraft Airbus A350 XWB

January 29 2014. In the town of Iqaluit (Canada) have been completed tests at low temperatures liner Airbus A350 XWB. It has learned from the press service of messages by Airbus.

“Various tests were carried out at an air temperature of 28 ° C below zero. At the same time, they tried to check the performance of the entire aircraft, in particular, various systems, engine start and APU after the cooling done earlier. In addition, the airliner tried to carry out several interrupted takeoff flights, checked the control of the aircraft at low speeds and finally made a full-fledged flight, ”the company representative said.

This kind of testing in cold conditions are the most important components of the program testing aircraft A350 XWB for their certification. Previously, ship spent some time in Bolivia at high altitude testing.

"Over and over 900 200 hours spent flying in the sky during the test trials A350 XWB. Participate in them, a total of five ships, which will have to bump up to 2500 hours. Certification is scheduled for the middle of the year, but they already begin to fly at the end of the year ", he explained some of the subtleties of the representative of Airbus spokesman.



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