Inside the Airbus A350

By Dora Cheok - 2014-02-13T06:59:19Z

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Wings of the Future

The A350's advanced wing design enables it to be faster, more efficient and quieter. Built primarily from carbon composites, the wing is optimized through use of computational fluid dynamics and wind tunnel testing for a cruise speed of Mach 0.85. The A350 features a distinct, high swept leading edge. 

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