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Can you fly on a Beluga?

One thing in the Beluga's case, if it ever had to do that, most likely in some sort of an extreme emergency when there is nothing else to carry the people, it would be limited to low-ish altitudes (8,000 to around 12,000 ft) because the cargo cabin is not pressurized, only the small crew area at the (lowered) nose area ...

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Is the Beluga XL a passenger plane?

Built around the Airbus A330, the Beluga XL is one of the largest cargo planes in the world. It was first unveiled back in November 2014 and the first aircraft took to the skies in July 2018.

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What airlines use the Beluga?

Currently, all the Beluga missions continue to be operated by teams from Airbus Transport International (ATI) – on behalf of AiBT.

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How many pilots does Beluga have?

two pilots

The Beluga is operated by a crew of three: two pilots and a loadmaster. Each of the five Belugas in operation are, actually, Airbus A300-600 jets that have been modified to carry large cargo.

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Can you touch a Beluga?

As you'll learn during one of our beluga whale experiences, belugas are extremely curious and friendly. However, it's not advised to approach or interact with these animals outside of a controlled whale habitat, and that's because beluga whale mothers can be very defensive of their young. Are beluga whales endangered?

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How rare is the Beluga plane?

There are only six of the planes in the world and they are distinguished by their whale-like features. The giant planes are based in Toulouse and make cargo flights to 11 destinations around Europe.

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Can you still fly on a jumbo jet?

Which airlines still fly the 747? If you want to rekindle memories of flying aboard the world's first jumbo, your first and best choice is Lufthansa. The German carrier operates more passenger 747s than the rest of the world's airlines combined, with eight 747-400s and 19 747-800 models still flying.

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What is the biggest VIP plane?

Joseph Lau's private 747-8 VIP

The longest and second-largest commercial aircraft ever built has a 445 square meter interior and, on Lau's version, its two levels are connected by a spiral staircase. The initial outlay reportedly set Lau back $367 million, with modifications adding another $153 million to the bill.

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Is Airbus Beluga for passengers?

The Airbus A300-600ST (Super Transporter), or Beluga, is a specialised wide-body airliner used to transport aircraft parts and outsize cargoes.

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How much does Beluga get paid?

How much does Beluga earn? Beluga makes $278.84 thousand per month, or $4.18 million annually, according to Net Worth Spot. $4.18 million annually is a conservative estimate, nevertheless. Beluga may make up to $7.53 million annually from video advertisements if he does well.

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