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A380 On Front Page Of IHT-Jan 12  
User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20322 posts, RR: 63
Posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2466 times:

Newsnight with Aaron Brown on CNN just had its "tomorrow's papers" wrap up, and the Wednesday, January 12, 2005 edition of the International Herald-Tribune is carrying a color photo of the A380 being constructed above the fold, along with an article about it before the roll-out.

At Airbus and Boeing, curtains up on the flying future

Cheers.


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User currently offlineA380900 From France, joined Dec 2003, 1097 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2422 times:

And the first page... Too bad they did not get the "white knight"!

http://www.iht.com/pdfs/ihtfrontpage.pdf

It's going to be a fun week for aviation enthusiasts. A new airliner has not made the headlines like this one will in many years!


User currently offlineCha747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 783 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2371 times:

You left-out Mr. Brown's insightful thoughts after he showed the headline..."how'd you like to be on the last seat of that plane?!"


You land a million planes safely, then you have one little mid-air and you never hear the end of it - Pushing Tin
User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20322 posts, RR: 63
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2302 times:

You left-out Mr. Brown's insightful thoughts ...

LOL, that's because in the A vs. B wars I always claim, "I'd rather fly a Lockheed."  Smile

Cheers.



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User currently offlineA380900 From France, joined Dec 2003, 1097 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2166 times:

Just shows how xenophobia is standard practice in the US these days. It is obvious a Boeing airplane would not have received such a warm welcome from Aaron Brown.

Well, whatever the US feels about the rest of the world, be assured that it is nothing compared to how the rest of the world feels towards the US!


User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20322 posts, RR: 63
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2079 times:

Just shows how xenophobia is standard practice in the US these days. It is obvious a Boeing airplane would not have received such a warm welcome from Aaron Brown.

Aaron Brown's comments should be clarified and not taken out of context. He's an anchorman for CNN with a strong newspaper background, and at the end of his show he holds up front pages of newspapers from around the country and the world to relate how different regions report the news and what is topical outside the U.S. It's the furthest thing from xenophobia I could think of.

As he was moving onto the next paper and putting down the IHT, he jokingly said something like, "How would you like to be passenger number 555 getting off that plane?"

It was obvious to me, at least, that it had nothing to do with the origin of the plane, more the size, and he made a joke he would have made even if it was a Boeing plane.

Cheers.  Smile



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