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These five aircraft perform regular airlift duties carrying fuselage sections and wings between the different European production sites in France, Germany, Spain and UK.
The New CEO at Dublin Aerospace, Michael Tyrrell said “We are delighted with the successful outcome and look forward to working closely with the Airbus team in the years to come”.
The Beluga is a highly modified version of the A300-600 and features one of the widest fuselage cross-sections of any aircraft, civil or military. Tailored for the transport of heavy and voluminous cargo loads, the Super Transporter is able to carry a payload of 47 metric tonnes (103,616 lb.) over a range of 900 nautical miles (1,667 km).
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