50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Successful first flight of ACJ319neo

Download: Printable PDF Date: 25 Apr 2019 09:44 categories:
Publisher:
Successful first flight of ACJ319neo - Manufacturer publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: France Aircraft: Airplanes

On 24th April 2019,ACJ319neo, powered with New engine option, successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min.

It was the beginning of a short flight-test programme to verify its corporate jet features – such as the extra fuel tanks in its cargo-hold, which enable intercontinental range.

Built for K5 Aviation of Germany, the aircraft will be outfitted with a VVIP cabin by Fokker Techniek in the Netherlands after delivery.

The ACJ319neo is derived from the A320neo Family of airliners, and features new engines and wingtip-mounted Sharklets.

K5 Aviation’s ACJ319neo is fitted with five additional centre tanks (ACTs) in its cargo-hold, and includes improvements such as a lower cabin-altitude for greater passenger comfort.

Corporate jet orders and commitments for ACJ320neo Family-derived aircraft now total 14.

More than 700 A320neo Family aircraft are already in service and, with almost 15,000 firm orders for the whole A320 Family, it is the clear market leader in its class.

Airbus’ A320 Family epitomises features that are now standard in most new-generation business jets - such as enhanced-protection fly-by-wire controls, cost-saving centralised maintenance and weight-saving carbonfibre.

Some 200 Airbus corporate jets are in service worldwide, flying on every continent, including Antarctica.

 

 



Loading comments for Successful first flight of ACJ319neo...


Recommended

It happened in Stuttgart - first urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

All industry professionals are asking themselves, what is the future of urbain air mobility...The speed of innovation and industry development lets the imagination of yesterday become the reality of t...

Direct Qatar Airways Flights to Osaka from 6 April 2020

Qatar Airways announced services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. The second largest metropolitan area of Japan, Osaka will be the airline’s third gateway into the country. Qatar Airw...

First in 21 years - SAS New livery

Can you imagine? This is the first time in 21 years!   SAS has launched a brand new visual identity and revealed a new design for its aircraft exterior. The new livery is a modern ta...

A need for over 39,000 new aircraft in the next 20 years

The world’s passenger and freighter aircraft fleet is set to more than double from today’s nearly 23,000 to almost 48,000 by 2038 with traffic growing at 4.3% annually, also resulting in a...