Jul 14, 2017: The Airbus A350-900, will be displayed at the international aviation and space salon MAKS in Russia held from 18 to 23 July. The A350-900 flight test aircraft, MSN002, will take part in flying displays and be on static for cabin visits on 18 and 19 July.
MSN002 features a unique carbon fiber livery demonstrating the use of more than 50 percent superior composite technology on the world's most-modern widebody jetliner. The aircraft is one of the two used to test all cabin related topics and was part of the certification campaign in 2014. At present, MSN002 continues to be used for flight testing.
“We are very proud to present again the A350-900 to the Russian public. This aircraft was designed with the involvement of our engineering centre in Moscow, while VSMPO-Avisma Corporation is one of our important suppliers for the programme,” commented Christopher Buckley, Airbus executive vice president, Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific.