A320 Aircraft Sections Arrive in Tianjin

September 2008
Assembly;Sep2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p15
The article reports that the assembling of the first A320 aircraft at the Airbus plant in Tianjin, China has started after the arrival of large assemblies from Europe. The company expects that the aircraft will be in commercial service by the middle of 2009. It will also use the plant to produce four airplanes per month by 2011. The assemblies that arrived from Hamburg, Germany after a month were rear fuselage section, a pair of wings and a set of engine pylons.


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