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When Does A380 Start Flying Paying  
User currently offlineAileron11 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 183 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2698 times:

Passengers? Also, does anybody know when the first revenue flights are supposed to place? Just seems like it is taking so long for it to go in service. And last thing, is it true that the A380 has a problem with the main tire coming off the rim when making turns.


Jersey Lou
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User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 857 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2627 times:

Aileron11:

"main tire coming off the rim when making turns"

Did you talk to Santa, or Mr Sandman?

Micke//SE  santahat   zzz 



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User currently offlineAileron11 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 183 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2487 times:

Just wanted to refresh this and see if there is anybody that has any info on this thread.


Jersey Lou
User currently offlineMika From Sweden, joined Jul 2000, 2881 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 2466 times:

The tire thing you are referering to was just a high stress test where they conducted a narrow turn with a heavily loaded A380 with the center main gear turning disengaged. This made the tires drag very nastily on the tarmac and create some damage to it however the tires never actually came off.

There are some photos of this floating around, perhaps if you search for this in the forums here you'll find them.


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