Wednesday, 10 July 2013

WORLD's LARGEST PASSENGER AIRCRAFT

AIRBUS A380
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The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner. It is the world's largest passenger airline, many airports have upgraded their facilities to accommodate it because of its size. Initially named Airbus A3XX, Airbus designed the aircraft to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market; the A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005.

General characteristics

Cockpit crew: 2
Length: 72.73 m (238.6 ft)
Wingspan: 79.75 m (261.6 ft)
Height: 24.45 m (80.2 ft)
Wing area: 845 m2 (9,100 sq ft)
Empty weight: 276,800 kg (610,000 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 560,000 kg (1,200,000 lb)
Fuel capacity: 320,000 l

Performance

Maximum speed: 945 km/h, 587 mph
Seating capacity: 525 (3-class)
644 (2-class)
853 (1-class)


WORLD's LARGEST PASSENGER AIRCRAFT AIRBUS A380

AIRBUS A380





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