The A380 is a gamble worth taking

Lee, Andrew
January 2005
Engineer (00137758);1/28/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7667, p5
Reports on the official unveiling of the Airbus 380 that gave great opportunity for Tony Blair and other European leaders to bask in the reflected glory of a great engineering achievement in Great Britain. Consideration of symbolic power the engineering and technology achievement of the new airline; Creation of the airline as the new political issue of the debate over the direction of Europe; Production of the A380 provides an argument that Europe can match or better U.S. production.


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