Posts Tagged ‘Airbus A380’
 

 

On the Wings of Giants: Airbus Banks on the Beluga

Throughout Airbus’ first two decades in the business, its competitors at Boeing would joke that “Every Airbus is delivered on the wings of a Boeing.”
by Paul Thompson
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Flying with the One Percent

A Ride in Business Class on the Airbus A380. Plus: My Strange Childhood of Airlines Real and Imagined.
by Patrick Smith
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Photo by Eric Dunetz

Taking a Step Back to Appreciate Flight

In today's world of high-speed technology, so many take advantage of air travel, but forget its long history. Taking a step back and adding a little perspective can make airplane geeks out of anyone.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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OPINION: What Makes a Great-Looking Jetliner?

“Aesthetically it’s no 747, but it’s a handsome plane,” I wrote of the 787 previously in a column. “Confident in a way not unlike its older and smaller sibling, the 757.”
by Patrick Smith
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January 18th in Aviation History: A380 Unveiled, United Flt 266 Crashes Into Pacific Ocean

The Airbus A380 is unveiled, the F-4 Phantom is yanked from front-line service, Bell makes its 25,000th Helo, United Flight 266 crashes, as well as Capital Airlines Flight 20.
by NYCAviation Staff
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