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Airbus Beluga XL on tarmac

Passenger aircraft are built in sections around the world then assembled in various locations, so how do you transport huge parts like wings and fuselages? Meet the super-transporters – giant planes for giant jobs.

Source: BBC Technology of Business

Date: April 6th, 2018



1) “why not simply build everything in one place to do away with the need for giant transporters?”  Great question.  What is the answer for Airbus, and does it make sense?

2) What sorts of companies would also benefit from this approach?

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