The major sections of the MSN29 aircraft are being completed at various sites across Europe, ie. St. Nazaire and Hamburg pre-FALs.
System checks will follow together with the installation of the 2 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines and the cabin interior.
Aircraft painting is planned for November and the first test flight scheduled for December.
“The customer delivery phase will commence in February 2016 when the Cathay aircraft acceptance team will travel to Toulouse to perform a series of formal acceptance procedures, including test-flying the aircraft,” said Engineering’s Bob Taylor Head of A350 Project.
All pictures. Source: Cathay
Based on the press release "Final assembly of first Cathay A350 begins in Toulouse this month"
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