Duration: 00:04:23 | 3651 viewsImages and bios introduce viewers to the six-man crew behind the A380’s controls during its 27 April 2005 maiden flight. Airbus’ 21st century jetliner was jointly captained by Claude Lelaie, [...]
Duration: 00:03:01 | 2927 viewsBefore the maiden flight of Airbus Military’s A400M on 11 December 2009, members of the flight test crew explains their specific role during the event. Among those featured are Chief Military Test [...]
Duration: 00:02:17 | 11668 viewsA new chapter has opened in Airbus’ 43 year history as the first A350 XWB, the world’s most efficient large twin-engined commercial aircraft, powered aloft this morning for its maiden flight at [...]
Duration: 00:03:45 | 1707 viewsDuring an October 2009 interview, Airbus Head of Flight and Integration Test Centre Fernando Alonso outlines the A400M’s flight test campaign, which will involve a fleet of five development aircraft [...]
Duration: 00:02:44 | 2864 viewsThis video highlights the milestones in Airbus’ A350 XWB flight test and certification programme from the maiden flights of the first four developmental jetliners to high altitude evaluations in [...]
Duration: 00:02:43 | 5706 viewsThis video captures the A330-200F in-flight during its 4-hour maiden airborne evaluation from Toulouse, France on 5 November 2009. The flight begins a 180 hour flight-test and certification campaign [...]
Duration: 00:00:57 | 4862 viewsOn 12 February 2009, Air France’s first A380 successfully completes a four-hour inaugural test flight from Airbus’ Toulouse, France manufacturing site. The aircraft is powered by Engine Alliance [...]
Duration: 00:01:36 | 4022 viewsHead of Development Flight Tests Patrick du Ché prefers his “office” in the sky – where he will join Airbus’ six-member crew for the A350 XWB’s milestone first flight.
Duration: 00:02:59 | 3032 viewsA350 XWB first-flight crew member Fernando Alonso joined Airbus in 1982 and is now the Head of Airbus Flight & Integration Test Centre.
Duration: 00:03:11 | 2988 viewsThe “power of Airbus people” in bringing the A350 XWB programme to flight is discussed by Patrick du Ché, the Head of Development Flight Test, who recalls the next-generation jetliner’s maiden [...]
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