The Airbus A350 is widebody aircraft manufactured by Airbus. The A350 has two variants, A350-900 and A350-1000, and they are very great with the "Zorro" masks.
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Airbus A350-9000 Specs
A350-900 can carry upto a maximum of 440 passengers!. In a standard 3-class configurations, the aircraft can carry between 300 - 350 passengers.
It has a range of 15,000 KM (8,100 nm).
It's cruising speed is upto 903 Km/h and can reach top speeds of upto 945 Km/h.
The aircraft is powered by powerful RR Trent XWB Engines. Fuselage is made of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) that helps in low fuel burn, easy maintenance and a low corrosion rate.
It's wings designs allow for maximum aerodynamic efficiency in different stages of flight.
A350-900 has a Maximum take-off weight(MTOW) of 280.00 tonnes, a maximum landing weight of 207.00 tonnes and a maximum fuel capacity of 141, 000 liters.
Fuselage Width: 5.96m
A350-900ULR (Ultra Long Range)
The -900ULR is a modification of the -900 to enable it cover more distance. The A350-900ULR has no modifications or additional fuel tanks compared to A350-900, it's fitted with an advance fuel adaptation in consumption.
The variant has a range of 17,900KM (9700nm), and can fly for 20 hours non-stop.
One of the airlines operating this type is Singapore Airlines
The A350-900 had it's flight in June 2013 and started it's first commercial flight in January 2015 by Qatar.
Some of Airlines operating the aircraft are:
- Air France
- Singapore Airlines
- British Airways
- United Airlines