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Beluga XL makes maiden flight

Airbus new super-transporter Beluga XL made a maiden flight on July 19, 2018. The first test lasted four hours 11 minutes and ended at Toulouse-Blagnac, France at 14:41 hrs local time. Airbus new super-transporter is the third generation of Airbus transport aircraft. It is built to transport the manufacturer’s large aircraft components and will operate […]

Airbus Beluga XL takes its shape

Airbus’ next-generation oversize cargo airlifter is transitioning from concept to reality as the first Beluga XL core airframe starts its 18-month integration process at the company’s production facilities in Toulouse, France. The core airframe is an extract of an Airbus A330-200 freighter that already has been structurally reinforced, providing the platform on which the Beluga […]