Airbus Europe is working to realize Airbus A350 fly in this summer, while European safety authorities approved Rolls-Royce engines as A350 power plant.
The Trent XWB turbofans is planned to be a largest commercial jet engines ever, facing their rival the General Electric GE90 of Boeing 777. Engine certification by European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is involved in the development of mid-sized jet designed in response to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and puts Airbus on course for flight in this summer, said the aircraft maker.
Airbus A350 is designed into three types of passenger capacity, for 270 to 350 passengers and also Airbus A350 will use a lightweight carbon-fiber design, similar to Boeing 787 Dreamliner. So fuel efficiency's issue is good due to aircraft weight. The Trent XWB of Rolls-Royce engine will power two of the three Airbus versions and Rolls-Royce also is developing of largest series the Airbus A350-1000. The Airbus A350 is planned to first livery in second semester of 2014.