Airbus calls it “the future-wing project”. Composite materials are not new for the manufacturer. The A350 has a composite wing and fuselage. And the A220 that they ‘inherited’ from Bombardier also has a composite wing, too. But the newer, future-wing project is mainly about making Airbus’ new wings both affordable and faster to produce. However, it could also be a candidate for use in a longer member of the A320neo family. Read more