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Tag: Beluga

  • Monday, August 5th 2019 - 09:00 UTC

    Arctic buoy with yearlong Beluga recordings salvaged by Swedish icebreaker

    “We were watching it drift away via satellite and it happened to drift past the Oden. It's great, amazing luck,” said Josh Jones from the Scripps Institutio

    A year-long recording of the high-pitched clicks made by Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice.

  • Friday, January 12th 2018 - 10:10 UTC

    Super airlifter BelugaXL rolls out from Toulouse

    The BelugaXL is one of the most voluminous aircraft in existence, and everything about it speaks to that fact.

    The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France this month. Once operational, a fleet of these next-generation airlifters will be used to transport completed sections of Airbus aircraft among the company’s European production sites and to its final assembly lines in France, Germany and Spain.