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At Farnborough, Airbus' lightest and heaviest planes (pictures)

The French aircraft maker brought its hulking 550-passenger A380 and its diminutive electric E-Fan to the UK airshow, a major sales event on the aviation industry calendar.

16 Images By July 17, 2014

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 18, 2014

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Airbus' electric E-Fan training plane (pictures)

The France-based aircraft maker flew its battery-powered E-Fan over the Farnborough International Airshow. Here's a look.

6 Images By July 18, 2014

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Airbus reports best-ever jet sales at Farnborough: $75.3B

The aviation industry spends big bucks and plans years in advance. Airbus sells 496 passenger jets at the UK airshow.

By July 17, 2014

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With A330neo, Airbus gives new life to an older jet

New jets get a lot of attention at the Farnborough airshow, but Airbus believes there's demand for an older plane revamped with new, more efficient engines.

By July 14, 2014

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Airbus A350 heads to northern Canada for tests in cold, snow

Shortly after the French aircraft maker finishes high-elevation tests in Bolivia on one version of the energy-efficient jet, it begins cold-weather testing on Baffin Island.

By January 29, 2014

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Cold-weather testing for the Airbus A350 (pictures)

Making sure the new energy-efficient jet works fine at minus 18 degrees Fahrenheit, the French aircraft maker takes its A350 to northern Canada. Here's a look at the testing.

4 Images January 29, 2014

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Paris Air Show crowd greets third Airbus A350 test flight

It was a good day for Airbus publicity as its energy-efficient passenger A350 jet flew over the high-profile air show and the French president hitched a ride in an A400M airlifter.

By June 21, 2013

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Airbus A350 XWB flyover at Paris Air Show (pictures)

The new energy-efficient Airbus makes its third test flight Friday from Toulouse, flying slowly over Le Bourget Airport to show off for aviation fans at the Paris Air Show.

8 Images June 21, 2013

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Energy-efficient Airbus A350 set to fly over Paris Air Show

Attendees of the premier aerospace event probably will see the new energy-efficient jet on Friday. Also, its French manufacturer announces $69 billion worth of deals.

By June 20, 2013