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Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:40 am

Found this cool video showing an A340-600 being built..

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/74422/...deo_airbus_a340_600_building_fast/
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:45 am

Nice video.

Why 340 seconds? If 340 seconds, the video would have been 5 mins and 40 seconds, but this video is only 1 min and 58
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:50 am

Quoting Superhub (Reply 1):
Why 340 seconds? If 340 seconds, the video would have been 5 mins and 40 seconds, but this video is only 1 min and 58

Theres an extended version which is 340 seconds... I realised this after I posted this thread!  duck 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:53 am

Nice, similar to what you see at the Boeing tour though the 747 video is a little longer and much better. did anyone check out the hot ladies video under the same link? Nice!!!  Smile
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:55 am

Quoting Jumbojet (Reply 3):
did anyone check out the hot ladies video under the same link?

I checked that before the A340 clip!!!  bigthumbsup 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 2:05 am

So can we have access to the longer version?
And how do we download it???
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 2:14 am

cool video, thanks for sharing.
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:04 am

Quoting Superhub (Reply 1):
Why 340 seconds? If 340 seconds, the video would have been 5 mins and 40 seconds, but this video is only 1 min and 58

The title is actually "Building an A340-600 in 346 seconds" I have the full version but it is (gulp) 107MB!
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:12 am

Quoting Shamrocka330 (Reply 4):
I checked that before the A340 clip!!!

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:52 am

Quoting Superhub (Reply 1):
Why 340 seconds? If 340 seconds, the video would have been 5 mins and 40 seconds, but this video is only 1 min and 58

Full video here : http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/...0-600&oid=125f3deba49644b8&dur=338

Click on "Play Video".
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:59 am

Boeing has done some of these for various 777 customers. I think they are a bit more interesting because the 777 doesn't arrive nearly as "pre-fabricated" as the A340.
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 4:23 am

this video is 3-4 years old......

i would certainly like to watch the "long" version..
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:01 am

Are they gonna make one for A380? That'd be interesting to watch.

First time I've seen the long version.

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:17 am

Quoting Andz (Reply 7):
The title is actually "Building an A340-600 in 346 seconds" I have the full version but it is (gulp) 107MB!

The full version interests me greatly, lol. Anyone willing to host?

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:30 am

I downloaded the large version in no more than a few seconds and watched it 2/3 full screen in RealPlayer, looked amazing. That's just normal broadband. Check it out.
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:41 am

I'd love to know what plane the parts for the guppies arrived in when it was being built!
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:44 am

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 11):
i would certainly like to watch the "long" version..



Quoting Boeing4ever (Reply 13):
The full version interests me greatly, lol. Anyone willing to host?

I posted a link here:

Quoting Tifoso (Reply 9):
Full video here : http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/...0-600&oid=125f3deba49644b8&dur=338

Click on "Play Video".
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:05 am

Quoting Tifoso (Reply 16):
I posted a link here:

unfortunately, the link didn't come up with anything...... Sad
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:02 pm

Quoting Tifoso (Reply 16):
I posted a link here:

I dunno, the difference in file size makes me thing there's an even longer one. Of course I'm also lookin' for a larger screen play size.

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:08 pm

The one I have plays full screen and is pretty clear, if anyone has any ideas on how to cope with the file size I'll share it.
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:13 pm

Good one, AMSMAN!
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 3:55 pm

Quoting DfwRevolution (Reply 10):
Boeing has done some of these for various 777 customers. I think they are a bit more interesting because the 777 doesn't arrive nearly as "pre-fabricated" as the A340.

Any link?

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 4:25 pm

It's amazing to see how Airbus are building their plane because it look so easy in the video but in real life it isn't easy at all. Thanks for posting it as been very nice to see!

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 4:54 pm

That was a good video.Thanks  Smile
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 5:52 pm

Great Video really enjoyed it thanks for sharing  Smile
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 6:01 pm

Does anyone know where I can find the extended video WITHOUT having to downlad real media player?
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 6:32 pm

Fab Video's guys !

Thanks for sharing  bigthumbsup 

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 7:41 pm

It is like a giant pussel....
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 7:47 pm

Wow, great video.

Quoting Boeing4ever (Reply 12):
Are they gonna make one for A380? That'd be interesting to watch.

I hope so... That would be cool to watch!
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 7:51 pm

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 17):
unfortunately, the link didn't come up with anything......

For some strange reason, it works if you click the link in Reply 9, but does not work if you click on the link in the Quote in Reply 16.

Click on this one : http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/...0-600&oid=125f3deba49644b8&dur=338
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 8:52 pm

Quoting Tifoso (Reply 29):
For some strange reason, it works if you click the link in Reply 9, but does not work if you click on the link in the Quote in Reply 16.

thanks for the link, the video is kick-butt! too bad for airbus, the A346 isn't as hot as a seller as the video is!
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:34 pm

This video was available on the Airbus Website in the past. Before they redesigned.

I can't seem to find it now. All the videos seem to be for the A380 now.
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 11:31 pm

I have been on the Airbus tour once and it seems like one of the angles are from the observation deck. Can anyone confirm this?

I was in Touluse in February 2000 does anyone know wich ariplanes was in the factory at that time? For what airlines. Just the day before we got to the factory Emirates had firmed up on the A380 and I was trying to flame the Airbus employees for launching a plane without orders. Talk about backfire from the guide  Smile
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 11:50 pm

Quoting Jumbojet (Reply 3):
did anyone check out the hot ladies video under the same link? Nice!!!

Does anybody have a longer version of the maria Sharapova video?  biggrin 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 11:51 pm

I have seen this video on my DVD "Die Airbus Flotte" which I bought last year, with some really nice pictures, as well as that sequence. It is really nice in full quality and full screen, but I'm not sure if it's the short or long version.

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sat Feb 18, 2006 11:55 pm

Ok, this may be a stupid question, but in real life, how long does it take to make an A340?

Nice vid thou.
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sun Feb 19, 2006 1:35 am

Quoting Centrair (Reply 31):
This video was available on the Airbus Website in the past. Before they redesigned.

I can't seem to find it now. All the videos seem to be for the A380 now.

Indeed, but I did found them on page 4 and 5 (Small versions)


Same video and others on airbus.com

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sun Feb 19, 2006 1:42 am

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 35):
Ok, this may be a stupid question, but in real life, how long does it take to make an A340?

while I don't know about the A340, in the National Geographic "documentary" about the A380, they stated that Airbus will be cranking out about one A380 per week......so that might give you a rough indication of the time it takes...
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sun Feb 19, 2006 1:55 am

Cadet157

In real life it takes 14 weeks from start of assembly of the first major sections, ie wings to centre fuselage/centre wing box, to delivery to the customer.
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sun Feb 19, 2006 3:20 am

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 37):
Airbus will be cranking out about one A380 per week

That doesn't mean it will take only a week to make an A380  Wink Several are been build in parallel...

But I don't know the answer to Cadet57's question...
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Sun Feb 19, 2006 3:37 am

Quoting Airboeing (Reply 39):

That doesn't mean it will take only a week to make an A380 Wink Several are been build in parallel...

true, as I said, it was only to give a rough estimate from what I saw on the tube..... Smile
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Mon Feb 20, 2006 1:28 am

Speaking of which, does anybody have any links to some of Boeing's PTQ videos for its planes (Put Together Quickly)?

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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:47 am

Here is the video for the boeing.
It kinda bit too long for me.
I prefer the airbus one.

http://rds.yahoo.com/S=96781307/K=bo...6377d398ee1db5e&size=3.4MB&dur=274
 
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RE: Build An A340 In 340 Seconds! - Cool Video!

Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:17 am

Nice!
just like building a model kit, but then with bigger components!
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