Airbus is adding a sixth BelugaXL to its internal fleet of large cargo transports to ensure the system is capable of future production rate increases. The company is about to introduce the first of the aircraft, a heavily modified A330, to routine operations later this year. The aircraft flew for the first time in July 2018 and is currently undergoing compatibility and verification tests at Airbus’ various sites. It also carried a set of A350 wings from Bremen to ...

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