Subject to favourable weather, Airbus has set the date for the maiden sortie of its A320neo for Thursday, 25 September.¬†Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G the F-WNEO is expected to depart Toulouse at 10:30 local. Eventually eight aircraft will be part of the A320neo family’s flight test campaign with certification¬†on track for late 2015.

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