Saturday, May 24, 2014

A350 pays flyover visit

MOBILE, Ala. – An A350 that has been undergoing extreme temperature tests at Eglin Air Force Base near Fort Walton Beach, Fla., paid a visit to Airbus' new home in Mobile with a low-altitude flyover Friday. It flew over Mobile Aeroplex, where Airbus has an engineering center and is building an A320 final assembly line, and it also flew over the Robert Trent Jones golf course, site of the Airbus LPGA Classic. The A350 is a mid-size, widebody jetliner that has been undergoing extreme weather tests at the McKinley Climatic Lab at Eglin over the past few weeks. (Source:, 05/23/14) Previous