When the first A350 XWB to fly, known as MSN1, makes its maiden flight, an international crew of six will be on board, comprising two Flight Test Pilots, one Test Flight Engineer and three Flight Test Engineers.
Two test pilots and the project test flight engineer will be located in the cockpit:
Our A350 XWB Project pilots have been heavily involved in cockpit and systems design and integrations from the operational perspective.
The three remaining first flight test crew members, all of them Experimental Flight Test Engineers, will be working at dedicated flight test stations and managing the progress of the flight profile:
Source: Airbus, an EADS N.V. company (Paris: EAD.PA)
Date: Jun 4, 2013