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In Pictures: Airbus launch
Superjumbo wing
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Final touches were made to the wing before its journey
The wing is moved out of the factory
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The wing was placed onto a transporter and driven out of the plant
Airbus workers
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Hundreds of Airbus workers queued to see the wing leave Broughton
Airbus wing
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The A380 superjumbo wing is over 45 metres long
Staff with the wing
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Workers had their picture taken with the first wing to leave
The wing makes its way to the barge
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The wing travels from the plant towards the River Dee barge
The wing is followed by staff
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The wing's transportation involves handling specialists
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The wings will be taken on a barge to Mostyn Docks
Airbus superjumbo
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The wings will be used on the A380's superjumbo

Jumbo wing starts marathon trek
05 Apr 04  |  North East Wales


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