Airbus introduced a massive new cargo plane that looks like a whale and will play a key role in the company's future
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The Airbus Beluga cargo plane is tasked with transporting large sections of Airbus aircraft for final assembly.

The current fleet of five Airbus A300-600ST Belugas has been in service for 20 years.

Recently, Airbus introduced a larger, next-generation Beluga called the BelugaXL.

The BelugaXL is based on the Airbus A330-200 freighter and is expected to enter service in 2019.

Airbus and its many subsidiaries have come up with some wonderfully ambitious and interesting aircraft over the years....


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