- Joe Breitfeller
Airbus to Showcase the A350-1000 in Russia for the First Time During MAKS 2021 in Zhukovsky
Airbus will be showcasing the A350-1000 in Russia for the first time at the MAKS 2021 International Aerospace Show in Zhukovsky from July 20th through July 25, 2021. The A350-1000 is the largest member of the A350 Family, accommodating up to 440 passengers.
On Thursday (July 8, 2021), Airbus announced that they will be showcasing the A350-1000 in Russia for the first time at the MAKS 2021 International Aerospace Show which will take place in Zhukovsky from July 20-25th. The latest generation widebody A350-1000 is the largest member of the cleans-sheet A350 Family and can accommodate up to 440 passengers in a single class configuration. The aircrafts state-of-the art aerodynamics have been inspired by nature, incorporating a unique morphing technology that continuously optimizes the wing profile to reduce drag, while reducing fuel burn and CO2 emissions.
The aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB 97 engines which deliver a 15 percent increase in thrust and a range of up to 16,100 km (8,693 nautical miles). Over 70 percent of the aircraft’s airframe is made from advanced materials, including 53 percent composites. Russian flag carrier Aeroflot currently operates six Airbus A350-900s. The Airbus A350-1000 will also take part in the flight program of MAKS 2021 from July 20th through July 22nd, 2021.