Beluxa XL to the big assembly in Toulouse

On April 12, the main large sections of the new Beluga XL arrived in Toulouse.

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The first large sections of the new state-of-the-art Airbus transport aircraft, Beluga XL, have arrived at the Toulouse Final Assembly Unit (L34) in Toulouse.

Beluxa XL Components

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The transport lasted 5 nights, starting from the Aernnova factory in Berantevilla, in northeastern Spain. The panels (two sides, one central) are to complete the rear of the Beluga XL aircraft.

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Based on the fuselage of the current A330, the new Airbus cargo fleet will include 5 Beluga XL aircraft. The first will enter operational service in 2019. They will gradually replace the current Beluga ST, which were built around the A300 aircraft.

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