The Airbus A380

Pierce, Alan
December 2005
Tech Directions;Dec2005, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p11
This article focuses on Airbus A380. In 1991, the Airbus 3XXX project to build a larger airplane than the 747 started. This plane, which many thought would never be built, flew its first test flight in April 2005. One of its several advantages include fuel efficiency. By March 2006, the A380 should enter regular service after completing all the tests and certifications required.


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