- The Airbus A300-600ST -- better known as the Beluga -- took its maiden flight on September 13, 1994
- The Beluga was designed to end Airbus' reliance on the Boeing Super Guppy
- Airbus' five Belugas are made to transport huge items, such as aircraft wings
- Airbus may be looking at a potential "Beluga XL" replacement
(CNN)The world's strangest looking airplane is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first flight this month.