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Retro-look Alitalia A321

Another cracking shot from AirSpace forum user Hounddogone, this time of an Alitalia A321 at London Heathrow, proudly sporting its retro livery. Hounddogone

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Lufthansa A320 mit Sharkleten

Although Airbus has decided to issue a press release every time a customer takes its first A320 equipped with sharklets (which is in no way repetitive, oh no), I quite like the image they put out with this one, it’s probably the colours. Airbus

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Some-fin special – sharklets on display

Nice picture from Airbus here of its three A320-family test aircraft all sporting the sharklet wing tip modifications. Certification for the A320 fitted with the fuel-saving upgrade was achieved earlier this week.

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First flight for Sharklet-equipped A319

Fresh from Airbus is this image showing the first flight of a Sharklet-equipped A319, which made its maiden sortie on 23 November from Hamburg to Toulouse. It’s the third member of the A320-family to get the wing-tip modification and will enter service in the second quarter of 2013. Airbus

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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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Mother Airbus and her planelets

Released as part of its latest The Future by Airbus report, this image from Airbus either shows a flock of concept airliners flying in formation along an “express skyway” or a mother bird and her brood. You decide. Credit: Airbus

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A chance encounter

An Airbus A340-300 and an Airbus A380 together

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Skinny blokes in lycra

Although this took place last week, what with Bradley Wiggins (the chap in yellow at the front of the picture) winning Le Tour and the Olympic road race looming this weekend, it seems worthy of publication. This is the start of last thursday’s stage from Blagnac for which Airbus wheeled out a number of aircraft […]

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Farnborough: making the most out of the weather

A MAS A380 during Farnborough 12 flight display

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