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Airbus A380: Superjumbo of the 21st Century

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The first commercial flight of the Airbus A380 fast approaches—and rarely has a debut been so hotly debated and keenly anticipated. Tensions run high as airlines push for add-ons, manufacturers fret over weight and performance standards, and designers make the mundane but critical decisions over such details as seats and food-service carts that may well determine the succe ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published November 10th 2005 by Zenith Press (first published January 1st 2005)
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Willie
Feb 10, 2016 rated it did not like it
Boring book. Technical details were all over it to fill its pages!

No mention of the technical, managerial and financial troubles which plague the history of this airliner which brought it to almost a collapse. This book should have been a great read if only the author included them.

One of the major troubles is the wiring incompatibility of the sub-assemblies designed by the different countries involved. Delayed as it was with regards to the delivery schedule of this biggest commercial jet, this
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Steve
Apr 24, 2014 rated it it was ok
As a general-interest nerd, I was hoping for an explanation of how the A380 works and what's so interesting about it. Instead, I got a corporate history that's heavy on the inside baseball. I lost track of vice presidents and building sites and specifications when all I really wanted to know was "is this airplane as cool as it looks?"

There are a number of interesting photos, although not as much as I would like.
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