Airbus A380. A photo. Video. Driving compartment. Characteristics. Reviews.
Imagine a huge airplane about 73 meters and a height of a little more than 24 meters, it is almost an eight-story building, which has a wingspan of almost 80 meters and can accommodate up to 853 passengers. Although you probably are among those who have seen, and maybe even, and flew into the belly of the chetyrehdvigatelnogo "monster".
And this beauty is not far tip of the technological ideas of engineers, designers, builders and the other, a huge number of people the corporation "the Airbus", as well as other companies, without which it would not be born of such a huge "chick" - Airbus A380, Double-deck weighing 280 tons, wide-body liner, flying on long flights.
The development A380 took over twelve billion euros. And about ten years of development. And its capacity to 35 percent more than that of its main competitor Boeing 747. One of the problems in the construction A380 weight was a problem because the extra kilogram load increases the consumption of precious fuel.
Airbus A380 photo
Therefore it was necessary to make both the outer shell can be easier, but at the same time the maximum solid. For this purpose were used a combination of a large number of new aluminum alloy, which is lighter and has better impact strength compared to conventional aluminum alloys and composite materials including fiber based. Since plants for the production of components for the liner are not only in France but also in other countries, such as Spain, Germany and the UK, for the delivery of components to Toulouse, the company «Airbis SAS» built for this purpose a special transport ship, to deliver parts of the fuselage, waterways.
Airbus A380 Salon
On engines airliner set RollsRoyce Trent-900 or engines Engine Alliance GP-7000. In A380 uses the latest to date, Integrated Modular Avionics IMA (Integrated modular avionics), which was first used in modern fighter of the fifth generation F-22. In the cockpit there are eight, 15x20 cm display, which displays all flight information and status data on-board systems.
The first flight of Airbus A380-800 with Rolls Royce engines made in April 27 2005 years. A transatlantic flight took place on January 10 2006 years. And in December 12 2006, the modification A380-841 Trent900 with engines certified. Version with motor GP-7000 has received the certificate in the year 2007 14 December.
Airbus A380 interior scheme
In addition to the basic version, there is an option A380 and luxury finishes, where passengers have their own bed, bar, lounge and gym. Liner A380, is able to make flights without refueling at a distance equal to fifteen thousand kilometers.
It is also proposed production and freight options - A380-800F, with a carrying capacity of more than 145 10 tons and a range of thousands of kilometers.
Product specifications Airbus A380-800:
- Years of production: 2004 - currently.
- Length: 67,90 m.
- Height: 24,09 m.
- Wingspan: 79,75 m.
- Wing area: 845 m.
- The diameter of the fuselage: 7,14 m.
- Cruising speed: 900 km / h.
- Maximum speed: 1020 km / h.
- Range of flight:15200 km.
- Ceiling: 13100 m.
- the run length: 2050 m.
- path length: 2900 m.
- Number of passengers: 480 - 853 places
- Crew: 2 person
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