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How large is an Airbus A380?

A close-up picture of a Thai Airways A380

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Raw Power

A close-up of an A380 Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine

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A chance encounter

An Airbus A340-300 and an Airbus A380 together

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Farnborough hangover – the A400M, not me

I may be back in the office but my brain is still somewhere in a field in Hampshire (to borrow a choice phrase from Pulp’s Sorted for Es and Whizz). And just as all the FG team have been left coping with their Farnborough hangovers, so too is Airbus Military after the A400M once again […]

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Farnborough: making the most out of the weather

A MAS A380 during Farnborough 12 flight display

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British Airways’ first A380

Work starts on British Airways’ first A380

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A380ski – first sale for the whale plane in Russia

Airbus is celebrating today after Russian carrier Transaero signed an MOU for four 700-seat A380s. It follows the airframer’s first display of the superjumbo in Russia at the MAKS air show in August. Assuming the order is firmed up, here’s how the aircraft will probably look. Credit: Airbus

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China Southern A380 rolls out in full colours

China Southern’s first Airbus A380 has rolled out in Hamburg in full colours today.The aircraft will seat 506 passengers.

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VIDEO: Korean Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A380

  Korean Air has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A380, becoming the sixth carrier to operate the double-deck aircraft. The Seoul-based operator accepted the jet, MSN35, during a ceremony at Toulouse. Continue reading…. Video footage courtesy David Kaminski-Morrow  PICTURES: Korean’s first A380 takes deliveries almost to 50 PICTURES: Korean Air unveils newly painted A380 […]

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A380 strikes and spins CRJ700

Today’s image of the day comes from our sister blog Flight International, which compiled this mosaic from low-def film footage showing an Air France A380′s wingtip striking a Delta Connection CRJ700 at New York Kennedy, causing the CRJ700 to rotate nearly 90 degrees.Click here for more info, pictures, and the full video.

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