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Airbus BelugaXL receives EASA type certificate

Airbus's BelugaXL has received its type certificate from EASA.

Airbus lifts proposed BelugaXL fleet to six aircraft

Airbus has confirmed plans to build a sixth BelugaXL, an increase of one aircraft from the five over-size transport aircraft in its original plans.

Airbus BelugaXL makes first flight
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Airbus’ BelugaXL over-size transport aircraft has completed its maiden flight as part of its type certification program. The aircraft F-WBXL, took off from Toulouse at about 1030 on Thursday (European time) and was in the air for four hours and 11 minutes, Airbus said in a statement. In the flight deck were Captain Christophe Cail,

All smiles as Airbus rolls out first BelugaXL

It was a case of all smiles at Airbus’s Toulouse headquarters when the first BelugaXL rolled out of the paintshop. The over-size transport aircraft has been painted in a special Beluga whale-inspired livery including whale-inspired eyes and an enthusiastic grin. The first BelugaXL completed final assembly in early January. The aircraft will undergo ground testing


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