Tag: final assembly line

First IL-96-400M to See the Light of Day by the End of 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new widebody aircraft – modification of the IL-96-300 – is getting near to the full assembly. Currently, the IL-96-400M is at the final assembly shop at Voronezh Aircraft Plant. According to Alexander Yarchevsky, acting Managing Director of VASO, the wings have been already connected to the fuselage. Now the team is going to set […]

Airbus Officially Opens A220 Final Assembly Line in Mobile

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has finally completed the construction of A220 commercial aircraft final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama, and officially opened it. It is a 270,000-square-foot facility built for the production of both the A220-100 and A220-300 versions. At the same time it is yet another significant step in developing Airbus US production capabilities. The inaugural […]

Airbus to Convert Its A380 Toulouse Facility to A321 Final Assembly Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute In light of nearing end of Airbus A380 production in 2021, Airbus is developing strategic changes for further years to increase its industrial capacity and flexibility for other aircraft programs. One of the steps: conversion of A380 facility in Toulouse into the A321 final assembly line (FAL) by mid-2022. This way Airbus will modernize its […]