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The giant Airbus A380 and the tiny French village

Road Trip 2011: Each time Airbus prepares to build another A380, it must first send a convoy of the giant components for this mammoth airplane on a 124-mile journey that passes straight through the middle of the tiny French hamlet of Levignac.

By Jul. 18, 2011

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Cold-weather testing for the Airbus A350 (pictures)

Making sure the new energy-efficient jet works fine at minus 18 degrees Fahrenheit, the French aircraft maker takes its A350 to northern Canada. Here's a look at the testing.

4 Images By Jan. 29, 2014

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Airbus A350 heads to northern Canada for tests in cold, snow

Shortly after the French aircraft maker finishes high-elevation tests in Bolivia on one version of the energy-efficient jet, it begins cold-weather testing on Baffin Island.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Airbus A350 XWB to make first flight Friday

The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Airbus' A350 XWB makes its first flight

With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.

By Jun. 14, 2013

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Paris Air Show crowd greets third Airbus A350 test flight

It was a good day for Airbus publicity as its energy-efficient passenger A350 jet flew over the high-profile air show and the French president hitched a ride in an A400M airlifter.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Airbus A350 XWB flyover at Paris Air Show (pictures)

The new energy-efficient Airbus makes its third test flight Friday from Toulouse, flying slowly over Le Bourget Airport to show off for aviation fans at the Paris Air Show.

8 Images By Jun. 21, 2013

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Energy-efficient Airbus A350 set to fly over Paris Air Show

Attendees of the premier aerospace event probably will see the new energy-efficient jet on Friday. Also, its French manufacturer announces $69 billion worth of deals.

By Jun. 20, 2013

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Airbus A400M roars over Paris Air Show (pictures)

Pilots fly the gargantuan military-cargo plane from French aircraft manufacturer Airbus in a demonstration for attendees and potential customers.

10 Images By Jun. 20, 2013

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Airbus puts A380 through its paces at Paris Air Show (pictures)

Airbus showed off its mammoth A380, still a relatively new option for the airline industry, at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport. Here's a look at the double-decker passenger jet's demonstration.

10 Images By Jun. 20, 2013