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A380 Taxi Tests?  
User currently offlineJos From Belgium, joined May 2001, 61 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 5567 times:

Does anybody know if the taxi tests of the A380 started already ? or when they will start...
I'm planning a visit to Toulouse...

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User currently offlineBG777300ER From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2005, 270 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 5409 times:

I am pretty sure they haven't started yet or else someone would've mentioned it on airliners.net  Smile

Koi mi sra v gashtite?
User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8493 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5140 times:

well its pushing 2 months since they rolled out the aircraft and in a month or less its due to have its first flight. I think they would have conducted some form of tests with it by now.

User currently offlineAirlinerfreak From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5099 times:

I know the first flight is being conducted in two weeks I believe it is.

User currently offlineNYCA330 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 3001 times:

Quoting Airlinerfreak (reply 3):
I know the first flight is being conducted in two weeks I believe it is.

Where did you hear this? I've seen anything from april to july here on this message board, nothing earlier.

User currently offlineCurlyheadboy From Italy, joined Feb 2005, 954 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2233 times:

Well, that's interesting... me too was wondering why they haven't started taxi tests yet... do some of you guys know how much time is usually needed to carry out those tests ...?

If God had wanted men to fly he would have given them more money...
User currently offlineMEA321 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 389 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1936 times:

The Airbus A380 has already began taxi tests under its own power. From what I've been told it has been going on for quite a while now. I believe since the beginning of January.

Sources within the industry are saying March 29, but Airbus is remaining tight lipped about the first flight date. It could push well into the first week of April in the case of unfavorable weather.

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