The second Airbus A350-1000 flight test aircraft—the first to be equipped with a full passenger cabin—was displayed Sept. 23 in a new carbon fiber-themed livery outside the manufacturer’s paint shop in Toulouse, France. According to Airbus, the livery is inspired by the advanced composites technology incorporated in over 50% of the A350 XWB airframe. As part of the aircraft’s certification campaign, Airbus will perform cabin and air systems tests on the test -1000 ...

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