Here is a cool video of the first flight of the Airbus A320neo from Toulouse, France.
Among the enhancements on the A320neo: two jet engine options (P&W’s PurePower PW1100G-JM & the CFM International LEAP-1A), the Sharklets wingtip devices and additional passenger cabin improvements.
Aerodynamic & aircraft performance improvements include:
- 20% fuel savings per seat vs. current engine option (CEO) Airbus A320 jets
- 4,000lbs more payload
- 500NM in additional range
- Lower operating costs
- Reductions in engine noise and emissions
For additional information please visit the Airbus website.