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Scenes from last Thursday’s maiden flight of Airbus’s new jumbo freighter – the Beluga XL – a jumbo freighter designed to ferry large sections of Airbus planes (up to 125 tonnes) to and from the company’s assembly plants in France and Germany.

The Beluga XL (the first of five such planes but not the first Airbus sky whale) now faces ten months of testing before going into commission.