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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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Building the A380, the world's largest passenger plane

Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a firsthand look at how the double-decker behemoth that is Airbus' A380 is assembled inside the largest industrial building in Europe. It's a sight to behold.

By Jul. 15, 2011

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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