"What Makes An A380,The Superjumbo and No.1 Passenger Airliner Of The World?"

The Airbus A380 - An Double Decker and Wide-Body Passenger Airliner. It is an Four Engine Jet Airliner Manufactured by European Aircraft Manufacturers - Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner.
The Airbus A380.      Source - Airbus.
Airbus A380 is not accomodate at every airport. The Airport with all necessary facilities,Perfect Aerobridges and with many Upgrades can accomodate An A380. Also the airport Runway should be upgraded to code "F" to accomodate it. The A380 is design in such a way that it can travel upto 8,500 Nautical Miles (approximately 15,700km) in one leg with full fuel. It can fly nearly 525 travellers in Three Type Configuration or else can fly nearly 853 travellers in full Economy Type Configuration.
Etihad Airways A380 Maiden Flight to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport,Mumbai.     Spotted By - Sriram Hariharan.
With a cruising speed of Mach 0.85 (approximately 900km/hr or 490 knots Speed) it travels very quickly and smoothly from its origin to its destination.
Emirates A380 Taking Off from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai after a Medical Emergency.    Spotted By - Siddh Dhuri
 The Airbus A380 has Two Turbofan Engines Option, They are ROLLS-ROYCE TRENT 900 and GP7000(it is the mixture of GE90 and PW4000 Engines Together). The Wingspan of A380 is of 80m and the length of an A380 is 73m,making it an wide-body aircraft. The A380 is unique Because its lowest landing speed is 130-135knots (nearly 240-250km/hr), Making it the lowest landing speed than any other airliner.
An Etihad Airways A380 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport,Mumbai.     Spotted By - Prashob Chandran.
 The cost of an A380 is around US$436.9 Million (which is around 2,935,070,170.5 Rupees in Indian Currency) (as of 2017).
As of Feb-2017, Airbus got 317 Orders for A380, Of which 208 A380's are Delivered.

An Article By - Swaraj Patil.


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