Sharklets flight testing expands to include the A319
Airbus has widened the flight test programme for its Sharklets-equipped A320 Family with today’s maiden flight of the initial A319 incorporating these fuel-saving, performance-enhancing wingtip devices. The A319 joins A320 and A321 aircraft that have been validating the Sharklets’ efficiency, with their evaluations already demonstrating fuel consumption savings better than the original target.
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Source : Airbus, an EADS N.V. company (Paris: EAD.PA)
Jun 6, 2016 - Amsterdam, Netherlands