Airbus' ACJ319neo corporate jet makes maiden flight

TOULOUSE, France - The ACJ319neo successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 minutes on Wednesday. The first test begins a short flight-test program to verify its corporate jet features – such as the extra fuel tanks in its cargo-hold, which enable intercontinental range. The A319neo is the smallest member of the A320neo family.

Apr 26th, 2019
Airbus' ACJ319neo corporate jet makes maiden flight
Airbus' ACJ319neo corporate jet makes maiden flight
TOULOUSE, France - The ACJ319neo successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 minutes on Wednesday. The first test begins a short flight-test program to verify its corporate jet features – such as the extra fuel tanks in its cargo-hold, which enable intercontinental range. The A319neo is the smallest member of the A320neo family.

Built for K5 Aviation of Germany, the aircraft will be outfitted with a VVIP cabin by Fokker Techniek in the Netherlands after delivery. The ACJ319neo is derived from the A320neo Family of airliners, and features new engines and wingtip-mounted Sharklets.

K5 Aviation’s ACJ319neo is fitted with five additional center tanks (ACTs) in its cargo-hold, and includes improvements such as a lower cabin-altitude for greater passenger comfort.

Corporate jet orders and commitments for ACJ320neo Family-derived aircraft now total 14.

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