Airbus A380: SuperJumbo on World Tour
Author: David Maxwell
Follow the Airbus A380, the worlds largest airliner and newest "superjumbo" of the commercial aviation industry, from its birthplace in Toulouse to the first public appearance at the world-famous Paris Air Show and beyond.
Go from the first ever Asia tour and first flights into Singapore, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, and Frankfurt to the many important testing processes.
See the A380 MSN1 in Dubai for the Dubai Air Show to Asias largest show, Asian Aerospace. Experience the first ever arrival in North America for "deep freeze" winter testing at -45 degrees F, the hot deserts of Dubai and the high altitude and humidity of the first ever arrival in South America at Medellin, Colombia.
From the amazing aerial displays, the testing that is helping make history to an exclusive VIP tour inside the A380, be a witness to aviation history.
- Carries between 500 and 800 passengers in three classes
- Upper-deck "social areas" include bars, boutiques, duty-free shops, and other amenities
- 261-foot, 8-inch wingspan
- Almost 240 feet long
|Warning: Choking Hazard - Small Parts|
not for children under 3