A350 XWB usage of carbon fiber

November, 21, 2019 by

The A350 XWB is the first Airbus aircraft with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon fibre reinforced polymer. For example, most of the A350 XWB’s wing is comprised of the lightweight carbon composites, including its upper and lower covers. Measuring 32 metres long by 6 metres wide, these are among the largest single aviation parts ever made from carbon fibre.

Here’s a WIP (Work in Progress) image courtesy of Infinite Flight of the A350-900, that is currently in development.

Kyle Boas is the Founder of the IFATC Education Group. He is an IFATC Supervisor and Infinite Flight Appeals team member. — More