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The Airbus A350-1000 -- the largest jet in the A350 family -- took to the air over the Paris Airshow this week to show just what it's capable of when it's not laden down with passengers, luggage and a full tank of heavy fuel.

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With a much lower flying weight than usual, the A350-1000 can fly much more aggressively, banking hard and swooping in ways that would normally be uncomfortable for any passengers on board.

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The A350-1000 is powered by two RR Trent engines, giving a maximum cruising speed of Mach 0.89.

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It has a maximum flying range of 14,800km.

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It can seat a maximum of 440 passengers, although airlines can configure the interior to their own requirements.

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An average number of seats on board the A350-1000 will be around 366.

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It's almost 74-metres in length.

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It weighs almost 310 tonnes.

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It's built using lighter weight materials, including carbon fibre, to keep the weight down and therefore use less fuel when flying.

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The wheels come down just before landing.

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It's fun to see such massive planes flying more aggressively than they ever would with passengers on board.

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