Re: Airbus A3XX---vapor plane?

From: (C. Marin Faure)
Organization: Northwest Nexus Inc.
Date:         31 Mar 96 17:24:10 
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In article <airliners.1996.447@ohare.Chicago.COM>,

> Aerospatiale's in house magazine,
> in its June/July 1993 edition (n. 99), contains a fold-out structural
> diagram of the Airbus Super Transporter labelled "Super Flipper", and
> this is the source I was using for the name (it's blue-tacked to the
> inside of the door to my office; I can see it from where I'm sitting).
> The 1991-92 edition of Jane's All the World's Aircraft (p. 109), the
> last edition I have available in the office, doesn't give a name other
> than the Airbus "Super Airbus Transporter" (SAT).

According the the "unofficial" Airbus Web page which is actually
maintained by someone else but is quite good, the name of Airbus' new
transporter is "Beluga."

C. Marin Faure
author, Flying A Floatplane