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First metal cut achieved for the Airbus A321XLR’s Rear Centre Tank section

First metal cut achieved for the Airbus A321XLR’s Rear Centre Tank section

Following the recent ‘first metal cut’, the production of the first Rear Centre Tank (RCT) for the new long range Airbus A321XLR is now underway.

New Boeing jet blow at Paris as Airbus long-range A321 takes off

New Boeing jet blow at Paris as Airbus long-range A321 takes off

Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the US planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane.