Airbus A350-900 Lufthansa. Photos and description of the plane

In the press release of the Airbus consortium is stated that in Ultra-Long Range configuration airplanes Airbus A350-900 with the engines Trent XWB are able to stay in the air for more than 19 hours.

Just to compare at present moment the longest nonstop commercial flight (Doha – Oakland) lasts about 17 hours.

Engines of Trent XWB family as compared to analogues consume by 25% less fuel and create up to 50% less noise footprint than airplanes of this type. According to the calculations to carry one passenger on the distance of 100 kilometers Airbus A350-900 consumes only 2.9 liters of fuel. It is comparable to fuel consumption of small family car with 4 passengers (like Ford Focus) only A350 is ten times faster.

Fuel tanks of the airplane have volume of 141 thousands liters of kerosene.

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