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The first flight of a Sharklet-equipped A321 jetliner

Sharklet-equipped A321 takes off on maiden test flight

The first flight of a Sharklets-equipped A321 was performed today as this aircraft flew from Airbus' Hamburg, Germany production site to the company's Toulouse, France headquarters facility. It joins the on-going certification flight test campaign of these large fuel-saving wing tip devices, which are offered as an option on A320ceo (current engine option) Family jetliners and are standard on A320neo (new engine option) Family aircraft.

Press release issued by Airbus S.A.S. on October 23, 2012


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