LE BOURGET, France -- The third time charmed.
The Airbus A350's maiden voyage on June 14 anc its second flight Wednesday were from Toulouse, France's fourth-largest city. Its third test flight on Friday, though, took the energy-efficient aircraft over the nation's capital, where a crowd at the Paris Air Show greeted the important new jet.
The jet made a conservative pass above the runway at Le Bourget Airport here, forsaking the steep ascents and sharply banked turns common as manufacturers show off the abilities of their aircraft. For a look at the event, check CNET's photo gallery of the A350 XWB flyover at the Paris Air Show. … Read more