“Plane kit” Beluga XL first took to the sky

"Самолет-кит" Beluga XL впервые поднялся в небо

The aircraft made a test flight in Toulouse. The aircraft can be operational in 2019.

New cargo plane Airbus Beluga XL, which is created in the form of a Beluga whale, first took to the sky. On Thursday, July 19, the company said on its page on the social network Twitter.

The aircraft made a test flight in Toulouse after almost ten months of testing.

The aircraft depicted is characteristic of the whales eyes and mouth.

It is expected that the aircraft will be put into operation in 2019.




Whale done! 🛫🐳 #BelugaXL pic.twitter.com/feESAUhhN0

Airbus (@Airbus) 19 Jul 2018


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