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Airbus A340-600. (Europe Report).(gets certification)(Brief Article)

Airbus A340-600 powered by Trent 500s achieved JAA type certification May 29 after a 1,600-flight-hour test program involving three aircraft and more than 500 flights. Handover to launch customer Virgin Atlantic will occur later this month.

Airbus gained JAA certification for the A320 family for its new secure cockpit doors. All production aircraft will have the doors fitted as standard from Aug. …

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