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09 October 2017

First BelugaXL is readied for electrical power-up

The first of five Airbus BelugaXL super transporters is well advanced in the build-up process, shown here being ...

09 October 2017

The front main deck cargo door is delivered for Airbus’ first BelugaXL

Delivery of the front main deck cargo door will enable its integration on the no. 1 BelugaXL super transporter ...

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09 October 2017

Transfer of first BelugaXL’s main deck cargo door

The front main deck cargo door for the no. 1 Airbus BelugaXL super transporter is transferred for its integration ...

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09 October 2017

Assembly of the first BelugaXL is continuing for its maiden flight next summer

The no. 1 Airbus BelugaXL super transporter is well advanced in the build-up process at Toulouse-Blagnac in ...

06 June 2017

BelugaXL_Nose section delivery 2

A milestone was reached in the first BelugaXL oversize cargo airlifter's production process with delivery of its ...

06 June 2017

BelugaXL_Nose section delivery 1

The fully-equipped nose section of the first BelugaXL oversized cargo airlifter – designed, assembled and equipped ...

28 April 2017

BelugaXL_Livery design 3

When the first BelugaXL next-generation oversize cargo airlifter takes to the skies in 2019, it will sport a special ...

28 April 2017

BelugaXL_Livery design 4

With a graphic design voted on by Airbus employees, the BelugaXL oversize cargo airlifter will live up to its ...

28 April 2017

BelugaXL_Livery design 2

With cockpit windows integrated into the graphic design, flight crews on Airbus’ new BelugaXL will be right at the ...

25 April 2017

BelugaXL_Livery design

The BelugaXL’s special livery design – including beluga whale-inspired eyes and a happy grin – was voted on by ...

Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
06 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 5

For the first 12 months of assembly activity, the Beluga XL core airframe will be completed and its mechanical and ...

Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
06 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 7

A total of five Beluga XL airlifters – which are based on the airframe of Airbus’ versatile A330 – are to be built ...

Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
06 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 9

Elements of the Beluga XL core airframe are rolled out to Airbus’ L34 hangar for the start of integration

MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
06 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 8

The Beluga XL’s core airframe will be integrated inside the two-section L34 building at Airbus’ Lagardère industrial ...

Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
06 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 6

The final six months of the Beluga XL core airframe’s 18-month integration process will involve ground testing and ...

Airbus, PIGEYRE Pascal - MasterFilms
SADONNET Celine - MasterFilms
04 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 2

A section of the Beluga XL core airframe is delivered for its integration at Airbus’ Lagardère industrial zone in ...

SADONNET Celine - MasterFilms
Philippe Masclet - Master Films
04 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 1

The Beluga XL offers an extra 30 per cent in transport capacity compared to the Beluga ST predecessor aircraft

Philippe Masclet - Master Films
Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - Masterfilm
04 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 3

Integration of the Beluga XL core airframe will be performed inside the two-section L34 building at Airbus’ ...

Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - Masterfilm
Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - Masterfilm
04 January 2017

Beluga XL_Core airframe integration 4

The Beluga XL core airframe is an extract of an Airbus A330-200 freighter that already has been structurally ...

Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - Masterfilm
23 December 2016

Beluga XL_Bubble 1

The Beluga XL’s fuselage “bubble” section allows the aircraft to carry larger sections of Airbus aircraft between ...

22 December 2016

Beluga XL_Rear 3

Among the physical differences between the Beluga ST and XL versions is the dorsal fin that connects to the vertical ...

22 December 2016

Beluga XL_Rear 2

Airbus’ Beluga XL – which is based on the company’s A330 jetliner – integrates ventral fins as a completely new feature

22 December 2016

Beluga XL_Rear 1

Though very similar in appearance, key physical differences set the Beluga XL oversized airlifter apart from its ...

19 July 2016

Beluga XL

Airbus’ new A330-based Beluga XL will incorporate newly-developed elements including its lowered cockpit, cargo bay ...

 
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