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A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sat May 01, 2004 11:42 am

The first A380 is going to be put together on 7th May 2004!
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sat May 01, 2004 11:55 am

I can't wait for that to happen. This is a big step for Airbus
 
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sat May 01, 2004 12:09 pm

Awesome... thanks 777ER!

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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sat May 01, 2004 12:14 pm

Thanks for the update with new A380 is final constructions.
 
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sat May 01, 2004 9:45 pm

So do we know any more dates like:

when the first roll out will be?
first test flight?
first delivery?

any ideas what the schedule's looking like?
 
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sat May 01, 2004 9:51 pm

Waaoow!
Those GP 7200 engines has thrust of 80.000 lbs!!!
In alles there´s gonna be 320.000 lbs thrust........Mama Miiiaa  Wow!

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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sat May 01, 2004 11:23 pm

Holy crap!only 1 week??!! i cant wait!

In alles there´s gonna be 320.000 lbs thrust........Mama Miiiaa

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NoUFO
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 12:21 am

I couldn't find any information on the first roll-out, but I believe it is scheduled for the end of this year. Anyone who knows more?
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scottysair
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 12:53 am

Hmmmm... I am not sure about rollout with their new A380 anytime soon and I will find out about exactly what is going on.

Regards!
 
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 1:29 am

That A380 fuselage will make a great ferry for 7E7 parts!  Big thumbs up
The tower? Rapunzel!!!!!!
 
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 1:49 am

KBUF737:
I strongly doubt Boeing´s getting 380 for 7e7 parts! They building their own Boeing-Beluga of a 747........*how original!!*
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 6:03 am

AFAIK, this first A380 will be used for structural testing.

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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 6:10 am

Solnabo, you have a better suggestion ?
 
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 6:24 am

Sure, why not a Galaxy / Starlifter to ferry 7e7 parts.......how about that??
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 7:06 am

Solnabo: Why should they do that??? If the 747 Beluga works, why not use it?
 
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RE: A380 Final Assembly Line Is About To Open

Sun May 02, 2004 7:40 am

"They building their own Boeing-Beluga of a 747........*how original!!*"

Yup... there was already an outsized Boeing transport decades ago...



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