On June 20th, 2014, Airbus posted a press release announcing the completion of the A350 XWB test fleet. The fleet contains 5 development aircraft which were used for extensive testing. Aversan recognizes this as a great milestone for Airbus and its mission for greener, economical, comfortable, and technologically advanced range of aircraft.
Aversan is proud to have contributed to this important project with system development and verification activities, particularly on the ACS (air conditioning system), in support of the certification schedule. The level of detail achieved in our avionics integration and system testing has assisted our immediate customer (Honeywell) in the delivery of a more mature system for aircraft integration, as well as a reduced risk of subtle problems that usually surface after several years in service. Announced in 2006, the A350 has been in development for approximately 8 years, 5 of which heavily involved work by Aversan. Airbus is now on track for certification later this year before the official release to first customer Qatar Airways.
Aviation Today: FAA Opens Third UAS Test Site
Airbus – Press Release: A350 XWB Test Fleet Now Complete
Wikipedia – Airbus A350
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