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The BelugaXL airlifter is put through its paces

The BelugaXL airlifter is put through its paces

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Airbus’ next-generation oversize airlifter, the BelugaXL, is scheduled to enter service in 2019 for utilisation in carrying complete sections of Airbus aircraft from different production sites and to the final assembly lines in Europe.

The BelugaXL performed its maiden flight on 19 July 2018, beginning and concluding at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France. Relive this milestone event on Airbus.com’s Farnborough 2018 pageFacebook, Twitter and YouTube

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Lächeln! BelugaXL arrives at Airbus’ Bremen site for the first time

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The BelugaXL airlifter brings a “smile” to Airbus’ production network

First BelugaXL successfully completes maiden flight

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First BelugaXL becomes airborne for its maiden flight

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Putting a smile on the BelugaXL’s face

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Airbus BelugaXL rolls out of paintshop

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Photo gallery

The BelugaXL airborne over Germany    
The BelugaXL’s first Germany landing    
The BelugaXL taxis in at Bremen    
The BelugaXL landing in Germany    
The BelugaXL touches down at Bremen    
The BelugaXL in flight to Germany    
The BelugaXL is welcomed at Bremen    
BelugaXL First Flight - Static Display    
BelugaXL First Flight Arrival    
BelugaXL First Flight Arrival    
BelugaXL First Flight - Arrival    
BelugaXL First Flight - Arrival    
BelugaXL First Flight - Arrival    
BelugaXL First Flight - Arrival    
BelugaXL First Flight Landing    
BelugaXL First Flight Landing    
BelugaXL First Flight Landing    
BelugaXL First Flight Landing    
BelugaXL First Flight Low Pass    
BelugaXL First Flight - Arrival    
BelugaXL Infographic    

BelugaXL by the numbers

 

Video Gallery

Highlights of the BelugaXL first flight      
Highlights of the BelugaXL first flight      
In the making: Airbus’ first BelugaXL      
BelugaXL by the numbers      
BelugaXL first flight teaser final checks      
Coming soon… BelugaXL      
Airbus’ first BelugaXL is “all smiles”      
BelugaXL ground vibration test      
First BelugaXL has its cargo door installed      
BelugaXL - FAL starts      
The year in review: Airbus' 2015 highlights adjusted      
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