Much breathless excitement doing the rounds on the Internet over the Emirates A380 which, if you believe the gossip, damaged its undercarriage after touching down hard, then aborting its landing, at Manchester on 6 September. Some websites – one or two of which ought to have known better – ran with the unsubstantiated rumours […]
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One day after Lufthansa officially named its second Airbus A380 – calling it ‘Munchen’ after its second hub city – chief financial officer Stephan Gemkow offered his opinion to analysts participating in the airline’s half-year conference call. “I think it’s the most beautiful aircraft which has been designed so far,” he said. High […]
Farnborough isn’t just just a venue for leasing companies to open their wallets and spread the wealth. It’s also a great way to plant the seeds of aviation in young minds — as evidenced by kids in this photo taken on Friday giving a “green wave” to the A380 celebrating the aircraft’s environmental attributes. Our blue […]
Boeing brings its brand new aircraft to the UK‘s premier air show and the BBC, as you’d expect, is straight in with an interview featuring 787 chief engineer Mike Sinnett. And the choice of backdrop? Arch-rival Airbus’ A380. Naturally…
Hard to tell precisely what German model-maker Schabak has printed just behind the cockpit windows of its Qatar A380, but it looks suspiciously like the Star Alliance logo. If it is, then Qatar Airways isn’t biting. “Artistic licence,” scoffs a source in the sandpit.
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The A380 has landed at Munich Airport for the first time.
Airbus today completed the first media flight on the A380 without any major hitches but the event was not totally blunder free. Several oxygen masks accidentally became deployed at takeoff and landing, capturing the attention of television crews including CNN. Airbus technicians quickly responded by re-installing the oxygen masks (see picture), explaining the masks had […]
Journalists descended on Toulouse today as Airbus for the first time took the wraps off an A380 with a completed cabin.
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