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news February 23, 2022 Airbus assembling Racer; targets flight this year

Construction of the Airbus Racer high-speed compound aircraft is accelerating at the manufacturer’s facility in Marignane, France, as the program teams targets a first flight by the end of the year.

news February 18, 2022 Airbus targets summer for FAA H160 approval

Airbus is confident of finally securing Federal Aviation Administration approval of its H160 this summer — almost two years later than it had originally hoped — paving the way for the type to begin an offshore route-proving program in partnership with PHI and Shell.