Airbus unveils carbon fibre plane

June 27, 2008

BBC reports on the roll out of Airbus’ new transport plane for the airforces of the EU.

…the King of Spain will unveil the Airbus A400M, built for air forces across Europe including the RAF.

Airbus unveils carbon fibre plane

One of the key technological innovative parts of this plane is the wings.

They are made mostly of hi-tech carbon fibre and are manufactured in the UK.

New technologies and ways of working allow companies to improve their products making them more attractive to customers and often cheaper and easier to manufacture.

Watch video of the rollout.

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