15 October 2014

1st Qatar A350 first flight. Hand over scheduled for 2nd week of December.

Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A350-900 has taken off from Toulouse, marking the maiden flight of a serial production A350 airframe. The MSN6 departed today at around 14:20 returning back 4 hours later.








Airbus is aiming to deliver the jet before the end of this year. Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al Baker has indicated that the aircraft could be handed over within the first two weeks of December, between 4th and 10th.








Based on the article “First Qatar A350 carries out maiden flight” published in Flight Global

6 comments:

  1. MSN7 showing as First Flight 29/October and delivery 15/December.

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  2. This is the First MSN I worked on here in Kinston, NC USA

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  3. Must be a great rewarding feeling to see your work fly!

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    1. Yes!! I have worked on every A350 since MSN 06. I am currently working on MSN 33.

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    2. How long from today until MSN33 first flight, or how long since you worked on MSN6? Looking forward to A350 at IAD.

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  4. Beautiful and graceful! Congratulations Qatar! I'll be looking to fly it from JFK!

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