WATCH: Airbus A350 takes off for the first time

The direct challenger to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner gets off the ground.
NEWS, Aviation


The Airbus A350 completed a successful maiden test flight on Friday.

The A350XWB (extra wide body) is the European airplane makers direct challenger to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner.

Airbus claims the airplane is designed to be more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly.

The test flight took off from the Blagnac airstrip in Toulouse, France. You can watch the take-off below.


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