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June 13, 2013

UPDATED: Airbus Prepares For First A350-900 XWB Flight Tomorrow Morning

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Written by: Jason Rabinowitz
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The Airbus A350 starts its engines for the firs time

Tomorrow is a big day for Airbus, as the A350-900 XWB is scheduled for its first flight at 10:00am Paris time. The current plan, which is subject to weather conditions, calls for a four hour test flight out of and back to Toulouse. The A350-900 is slated for delivery in the second half of 2014, with Qatar Airways being the launch customer.

For those of you on the east coast, set your alarm for just before 4am, and stay tuned to the video stream (which should start at 1am) below! You can also keep up on Twitter with the hashtag #A350FF. If the video stream below does not work for you, try it directly on the Airbus site.

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