Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Maiden flight for the A380

At 09:29 CET this morning the twin-deck Airbus A380 no. 1 test aircraft took off successfully on its maiden flight from Toulouse-Blagnac International Airport in France.


The first flight of the twin-deck A380
 
CREDIT: Airbus/Boeing via BBC News
A comparison between the A380 and the Boeing 747

Update: Both Slashdot and the Register have picked up the story...