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A350 to use older batteries first, for faster approval

Published Tue, Oct 22, 2013 · 10:00 PM
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[TOULOUSE] Airbus SAS will seek permission to fly its new A350 jet with more advanced lithium batteries only after first using a standard nickel cadmium model in a bid to secure faster approval, said the programme director for the A350.

The two flying A350 test aircraft are still e…

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