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A350 wing test

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. There is more than 2,500 tonnes of steel in the cage.
  2. They plan to pull the wings with great force to test their strength.
  3. They have 12,000 sensors to record data.
  4. Its displacement is up to 5.2 metres under the maximum load.
  5. They pressurise the aircraft to a level that would be worse than in space, more than 1.3bar.

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