Today Airbus announced the Airbus A321XLR. This aircraft has the range to fly 4700nm. The A321XLR Is Airbus’s answer to the demand for an NMA aircraft and has the longest range of any single isle aircraft in the world!
“Starting from 2023, the aircraft will deliver an unprecedented Xtra Long Range of up to 4,700nm – 15% more than the A321LR and with the same unbeatable fuel efficiency.” Airbus
The A321XLR features a modified landing gear for an increased maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 101 metric tonnes and the new permanent Rear Centre Tank (RCT) for extra fuel volume. What are your guys thoughts on this new variant of the A321neo? One final thing, here’s a video from DJ’s Aviation: