Airbus A380: SuperJumbo on World Tour

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Voyageur Press, Nov 15, 2007 - Transportation - 159 pages
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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.

A380 specs:
- 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

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About the author (2007)

About the author: David Maxwell is the founder and president of Aviation Data Corporation (ADC) and AirUtopia.com. He hopes to re-create the Golden Age of Aviation through aviation enthusiast films covering diverse subjects, both commercial and military. His lifelong goal is to produce films that will remind the public how the accomplishments and sacrifices of aviation pioneers have allowed the world to be so close today. This is his first published book.

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