Tuesday, October 25, 2016

U.S.-built Delta painted

Delta jetliner leaves paint shop in Alabama.
Airbus photo
MOBILE, Ala. – The first U.S.-built Delta Air Lines Airbus A321 has been painted with the company’s colors and has left the paint shop at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile. It will soon enter the flight test phase. The jetliner is the 15th A321 to be produced by Airbus in Mobile since the start of operations in July 2015. Twelve aircraft have been delivered to customers thus far. MAAS Aviation completed the painting in its facility located on the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley within the Airbus manufacturing facility campus. (Source: Airbus, 10/25/16)