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Airbus A350

Airbus A350-941 F-WZFO Finnair

The Airbus A350 XWB is a family of long-range, twin-engine wide-body jet airliners developed by European aircraft manufacturer Airbus. The A350 is the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer.

  • Role: Wide-body, jet airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Toulouse, France
  • First flight: 14 June 2013
  • Introduction: 15 January 2015 with Qatar Airways
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2010-present
  • Number built: 20 as of August 2015

Variants

  • A350-800
  • A350-900
  • A350-1000

Specifications A350-900

Airbus A350-941 B-18905 China Airlines

Airbus A350-941 B-18905 China Airlines

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity maximum: 440 (maximum)
  • Length: 66.89 m (219.5 ft)
  • Wingspan: 64.8 m (213 ft)
  • Tail height: 17.05 m (55.9 ft)
  • Cabin width: 5.61 m (18.4 ft)
  • Fuselage width: 5.96 m (19.6 ft)
  • Cargo volume: 36 LD3 or 11 pallets
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 268 t (591,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 192 t (423,000 lb)
  • Engines (×2): RR Trent XWB thrust 374 kN (84,000 lbf)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 43,100 ft (13,100 m)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.85 (903 km/h, 561 mph, 487 knots, at 40,000 ft or 12.19 km)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.89 (945 km/h, 587 mph, 510 knots, at 40,000 ft or 12.19 km)
  • Range fully loaded: 14,350 km (7,750 nmi)