Monday, October 31, 2011

Malaysia Airlines 1st A380 performs 1st flight

Malaysia Airlines’ first Airbus A380 made its maiden flight Oct. 20 in Toulouse, following completion of final assembly and system tests. It will next travel to Hamburg for cabin installation and painting. The Rolls-Royce Trent 900-powered A380 is the first of six ordered by the carrier, with first delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2012.

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