Airbus has shipped the first A320 large aircraft components from Hamburg, Germany to its Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama, as its first US-produced A320 is on scheduled begin this summer. The sea voyage, which departed last week, will take approximately 20 days. The major component assemblies (MCAs) consist of the wings produced in the UK, the rear fuselage section produced in Germany including the tail cone (produced in Spain), and the forward fuselage section, including the ...

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