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Airbus expected to take A350 to market.(Brief Article)

Airbus shareholders FADS and BAE Systems are expected to approve marketing of the proposed A350 to airlines by year end. A derivative of the A330, the A350 will be offered in two versions. The A350-800 will be about the size of the A330-200 but with about 1,000-1,200 nm in additional range. The A350-900 will be slightly larger then the A330-300. Both versions will use engines Rolls-Royce and GE are developing for the 7E7, with which the aircraft will compete. …

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