Unique in Europe, Airbus A380 tour

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Unique in Europe, Airbus A380 tour fr

Specialised in industrial, technical and scientific tourism for 20 years, Manatour opens the doors of AIRBUS, one of the most interesting enterprises of Toulouse (in the Midi-Pyrénées region).

With the Airbus A380 tour, the "super jumbo" will reveal you all its secrets...
The Jean-Luc Lagardère site is entirely dedicated to final assembly and flight preparations of the A380. It occupies an area of 50 hectares, including a 10 hectares assembly hall. The Airbus A380 tour will reveal all the secrets of the world’s only true double-decker, from the design stage through to the commercial service! On the programme:
- 1st stage / Telemetry room: presentation of the A380 programme and its certification campaign (first flights & test campaigns).
- 2nd stage / J.L. Lagardère plant: from a belvedere built into the plant, enjoy the view over the interior and exterior general testing stations, and over the whole site. Detailed presentation of the A380   production process.
- 3rd stage / A380 mock-up: board a 16 m-long fuselage section (full-scale mock-up) and discover the cabin furnishings.

If you rather choose the Airbus Panoramic Tour, then let’s take a ride through the 700 hectares of the Toulouse Airbus sites! Today, Airbus is at the forefront of the global aeronautical industry. The company employs nearly 52,000 people of more than 80 different nationalities. The Panoramic tour will show you a veritable “city within the city ». On the programme: listen to the guide’s commentary over the 25-km coach tour (you stay on the bus). You will drive through the Toulouse Airbus SAS Headquarters, the Training Center (where the pilots are trained) and industrial site and learn also all about the assembly sites for the A320, A350, A330 “families”, etc.

+ Coming soon: brand new tour of the final assembly line for the Airbus A350, the future airliner for long and medium haul flights from the European aircraft builder Airbus!

+ Opening mid-2014 in Toulouse : AEROSCOPIA, an amazing scientific and aviation exhibition centre. A future fascinating and vibrant place with many ambitions: attract you thanks to a aeronautical past of inestimable value!• constitute a place of discovery, delight and pedagogy, inspire vocations,• offer combined tours with Manatour tours (on reservation)
Around four icons of aviation history, Caravelle, Concorde, Super Guppy and the Airbus A300, and more than 30 historical aircraft as well, AEROSCOPIA will offer you a rich cultural programme: exhibitions, animations, festivals, educational meetings…

Booking online: www.taxiway-resa.fr