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The first Airbus A320 aircraft assembled in China is scheduled to make a test flight in May, about a month before its delivery, an official in the northern port city Tianjin said. The test flight will be held at Tianjin Airport, where a new runway is being built to facilitate trial flights of all A320 […]


The first Airbus A320 aircraft assembled in China is scheduled to make a test flight in May, about a month before its delivery, an official in the northern port city Tianjin said. The test flight will be held at Tianjin Airport, where a new runway is being built to facilitate trial flights of all A320 family aircraft, said Feng Zhijiang, head of the administrative committee of the Tianjin Free Trade Zone, reported Xinhua. Currently five A320 planes are being assembled at the Tianjin final assembly line, the first Airbus production facility outside Europe. Feng said major parts of the aircraft had been put together in Hamburg of Germany before being transported to Tianjin for finalassembly.